Returns set of ontology term's synonyms

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Description

Returns set of ontology term's synonyms if there are some

Usage

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    getTermSynonyms(object1,object2)

Arguments

object1

instance of the Ontology class

object2

instance of the OntologyTerm class

Value

Returns set of ontology term's synonymss if there are some

Author(s)

Natalja Kurbatova

References

Adamusiak T, Burdett T, van der Velde K J, Abeygunawardena N, Antonakaki D, Parkinson H and Swertz M: OntoCAT – a simpler way to access ontology resources. Available from Nature Precedings http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npre.2010.4666.1 (2010)

Malone J, Holloway E, Adamusiak T, Kapushesky M, Zheng J, Kolesnikov N, Zhukova A, Brazma A, Parkinson H: Modeling Sample Variables with an Experimental Factor Ontology. Bioinformatics 2010, 26(8):1112–1118

Experimental Factor Ontology http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo

Ontology Common API Tasks java library http://www.ontocat.org

Java sources and javadocs: http://sourceforge.net/projects/ontocat/files/

See Also

Ontology and OntologyTerm

Examples

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    efo <- getEFO()
    term <- getTermById(efo,"EFO_0000827")
    getTermSynonyms(efo,term)

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