BOOTStrep REST Web Service

Item Description
Web Service GroupBOOTSTrepWP03Toolkit
Web Service NameUoM Smart Dictionary Lookup Tool v1.0.1
Web Service URI
AuthorDr. Yutaka Sasaki, PhD, University of Manchester
FunctionLookup term variations of a given gene/protein name based on an automatically trained similarity measure
Usage Argument=SPECIES&SubscriptionID=ID

Input = term to find variations

Argument = species name (HUMAN, MOUSE, E.COLI, YEAST, DROSOPHILA)

SubscriptionID = (for future use)


Output = list of the following XML entry
<MLDIC id="ID" entry="TERM" prob="PROBABILITY"/>

Example Gene/protein names that are similar to human "NF-Kappa B" would be:
<MLDIC id="P19838" word="NF-kappa-B" prob="0.92"/>
<MLDIC id="Q8N5F7" word="NKAP" prob="0.75"/>
<MLDIC id="O00221" word="NF-kappa-BIE" prob="0.62"/>
<MLDIC id="O00221" word="I-kappa-B-epsilon" prob="0.48"/>
sample client code in Perl (alpha version)
WSDL (2.0) mldic.wsdl (alpha version)

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Last updated: 28 April 2009
by Y. Sasaki, Text Mining Group, School of Computer Science, University of Manchester