To run pescador do the following steps:

1.       Query PubMed with: preimplantation development

2.       Save the PubMed IDs: Send to File, Format PMID List

3.      Choose training set (select informative abstract manually) or use:

16571911

15657073

19289085

15788452

16980957

18824471

10801796

11584012

18804426

4.       Open MedLineRanker: http://cbdm.mdc-berlin.de/tools/medlineranker/

5.       Prepare the form as below and Rank it

The query topic (the training set) is defined by:

         the following list of PMIDs

paste the trainning set in the box

The reference (the background set) is defined by:

         the following list of PMIDs

paste the saved PMID List in the Box

The abstracts to be ranked (the test set) are defined by:

         the background set

6.       Either select by p-value or submmit all to PESCADOR

http://cbdm.mdc-berlin.de/~pescador/

7.       See the Reports of NLProt and LAITOR and manually inspect the results.

For reference, see the manuscript under review from Donnard et al.