Entrez mapper

Description

This function maps the submitted gene identifiers to Entrez identifiers and returns a translation table with the original and mapped ids

Usage

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convert_gene_identifiers(gene.ids, query.IdType, species)

Arguments

gene.ids

Character vector with gene ids

query.IdType

A GeneIdentifierType object

species

String identifying the species, will be inserted into a new EntrezIdentifier object and returned with the translated results

Value

A list with the following elements

  • gene.ids, a character vector of unique EntrezIds

  • query.IdType, an EntrezIdentifier object with the species

  • conversion, a list containing the full translation table and a summary message

  • original.ids, a character vector of the submitted ids corresponding to the returned EntrezIds

Author(s)

Thomas Sandmann

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