NAME

Bio::Annotation::DBLink - Database Link

SYNOPSIS

    $annotation = $seq->annotation;
    foreach my $link ( $annotation->each_DBLink() ) {
        print "Linked to ",$link->primary_id()," in ",$link->database,"\n";
    }

DESCRIPTION

Provides an object which represents a link from one onbject to something in another database without proscribing what is in the other database. It gives back strings for the "primary_id", something like the accession number or the main id for the database and "database" being a string representation of the database.

CONTACT

Ewan Birney <birney@ebi.ac.uk>

APPENDIX

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

database

 Title   : database
 Usage   : $self->database($newval)
 Function: 
 Example : 
 Returns : value of database
 Args    : newvalue (optional)

primary_id

 Title   : primary_id
 Usage   : $self->primary_id($newval)
 Function: 
 Example : 
 Returns : value of primary_id
 Args    : newvalue (optional)

optional_id

 Title   : optional_id
 Usage   : $self->optional_id($newval)
 Function: 
 Example : 
 Returns : value of optional_id
 Args    : newvalue (optional)

comment

 Title   : comment
 Usage   : $self->comment($newval)
 Function: 
 Example : 
 Returns : value of comment
 Args    : newvalue (optional)