Searches for term by prefix in ontology

Description

Searches the term by prefix in the ontology. Returns list of term's accessions.

Usage

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    searchTermPrefix(object,prefix)

Arguments

object

instance of the Ontology class

prefix

prefix to search for

Value

Returns list of accessions

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()
    searchTermPrefix(efo,"thy")

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