Christopher Fields
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NAME

Bio::DB::SoapEUtilities::LinkAdaptor - Handle for Entrez SOAP LinkSets

SYNOPSIS

 my $fac = Bio::DB::SoapEUtilities->new();
 # run a query, returning a LinkAdaptor
 $fac->elink( -db => 'nucleotide',
              -dbfrom => 'protein',
              -id => [qw(828392 790 470338)]);
 my $links = $fac->elink->run( -auto_adapt => 1);
 # get the linked ids corresponding to the submitted ids
 # (may be arrays if multiple crossrefs, or undef if none)
 my @nucids = $links->id_map(828392);
 # iterate over linksets
 while ( my $ls = $links->next_linkset ) {
    my @from_ids = $ls->submitted_ids;
    my @to_ids = $ls->ids;
    my $from_db = $ls->db_from;
    my $to_db = $ls->db_to;
 }

DESCRIPTION

This adaptor provides an iterator (next_linkset()) and other convenience functions for parsing NCBI Entrez EUtility elink SOAP results.

SEE ALSO

Bio::DB::SoapEUtilities

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AUTHOR - Mark A. Jensen

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APPENDIX

The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _

new

 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = new Bio::DB::SoapEUtilities::LinkAdaptor();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::DB::SoapEUtilities::LinkAdaptor object
 Returns : an instance of Bio::DB::SoapEUtilities::LinkAdaptor
 Args    :

next_linkset()

 Title   : next_linkset
 Usage   : 
 Function: return the next LinkSet from the attached Result
 Returns : 
 Args    : 

id_map()

 Title   : id_map
 Usage   : $to_id = $adaptor->id_map($from_id)
 Function: Return 'to-database' ids corresponding to
           given specified 'from-database' or
           submitted ids
 Returns : array of scalars (to-database ids or arrayrefs of ids)
 Args    : array of scalars (from-database ids)