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Release date: 2023-05-01

What’s new in the QIAGEN Biomedical Knowledge Base 2023.1 release (March 2023)

We continually develop and improve our software to deliver you, our customer, maximum value. We’re excited to share with you our latest 2023.1 release of QIAGEN Biomedical Knowledge Base. It features updated, curated content and third-party databases. Get step-by-step guidance with refreshed tutorials and enhanced documentation and statistics.

As always, we want to know if we can improve something. Please let us know about any feature requests or suggestions by contacting us at ts-bioinformatics@qiagen.com.

Version 2023.1

Content changes

  • We’ve added nearly half a million relationships compared to the previous version of QIAGEN Biomedical Knowledge Base. This includes more than 100,000 findings from gov and more than 150,000 findings added from ClinVar
  • For more detailed changes, please visit the document ‘bkb_statistics.pdf’ via your MyQDI portal)
  • This new curated content in QIAGEN Biomedical Knowledge Base matches the 2023 March release content for QIAGEN Ingenuity Pathway Analysis

Software changes

  • We’ve added new indexes to the SQLite database for faster common queries
  • We’ve improved the Neo4j export functionality, so it now supports the neo4j engine 5