Deep Question Answering for protein annotation

Our new protein annotation service is now online (, see the full report published in Database this week The new service is built on top of the Gene Ontology Categorizer (GOCat, ranked #1 at BioCreative 4), which supports biocurators when they perform literature-based Gene Ontology annotation of proteins. It exploits a new Question-Answering components, called Deep QA, which significanlty advances (+100% precision and recall), the answering skills of EAGLi, the premier bio-medical question answering system.