Returns tree representation of term's parents

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Description

Returns set of terms that represent ontology "opened" down to specified term, hence displaying all its parents first and then a tree level, containing specified term. Term in the set is represented as the instance of the OntologyTerm class.

Usage

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Arguments

object

instance of the Ontology class

id

accession string of the term of interest

Value

Returns set of ontology terms: each term in the set is the instance of the OntologyTerm class

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, OntologyTerm and showHierarchyDownToTerm

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