If you are not sure of the exact term or phrase you are looking for, or if you want to broaden your search to include CDEs that contain a certain term, use the percent sign (%) as a wildcard. The wildcard character can be used more than once in the search field.
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To search for a data element containing the word "gene" somewhere in its name, definition, or in the title of attached reference documents, put a wildcard before and after the term.
To search for data elements that begin with the word "gene," put a wildcard after the term,
To search for matching phrases, use wildcards to bridge words. For example, using