Welcome to KnutShell.com
"Knowledge in a Nutshell"
KnutShell Search is an online tool for fast and
efficient searching of natural language knowledgebases.
For more information about KnutShell Search, click
Knutshell now hosts SnapiMap™, a free aide for
quickly finding genes and phenotypes in a human genome segment in NCBI's
For more information about SnapiMap, click
and Service Updates:
April 4, 2008 - SnapiMap™ debuts!
SnapiMap™ is an aide for finging genes and phenotypes in
bounded genomic segments with NCBI's MapViewer; useful for array CGH
interpretation. SnapiMap™ is free
to use, but requires KnutShell registration and login.
May 14, 2007 - Smith's "Paper-links"™ now
reference the 6th Edition of Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human
May 14, 2007 - Phrase searching has been
further simplified: any multi-word search term is treated as
-- You can now separate two phrases with Boolean tie words without any
special formatting (e.g., short
stature OR growth failure) and they will still be
treated as phrases.
-- You can also stem (truncate) the last word in a phrase without adding
any special formatting (e.g., aggressive
behavior* ) and it will still be
treated as a phrase.
-- You can combine these two approaches to refine your search
(e.g., developmental delay* OR mental
March 9, 2007 - Training Videos added! See links above-right.
March 9, 2007 - Help text revised and updated! Link from Search Term column
Oct 18, 2006 - Use policies and disclaimers
Oct 18, 2006 - OMIM Search: added new choices for 'restrict' column
When entering search terms, you
can now restrict to Clinical synopsis, Main text, Title(s), MIM no., Gene
name, Cyto. location (exact), or Reference author/title portions of the OMIM