[Bioperl-l] MeSH term retrieval

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Sun Mar 26 20:06:06 EST 2006


There's no psychics on this list AFAIK - if you don't post the error  
message or further qualify 'does not work' then I'm afraid you won't  
get much help ...

On Mar 26, 2006, at 4:26 AM, Michael Seewald wrote:

> Dear Bioperl-Users, dear Heikki,
>
> I am trying to retrieve MeSH term descriptions using Bio::DB::MeSH  
> (bioperl
> v1.5.0). Sometimes it works (first example below), sometimes it does  
> not
> (second example). Is there anything wrong with the query?
>
> Thanks & bets wishes,
> Michael
>
>
> use Bio::DB::MeSH;
>
> my $mesh = new Bio::DB::MeSH();
>
> # works, compare:
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi? 
> holding=&db=MeSH&cmd=search&term=Eisenmenger%20Complex
> my $term = 'Eisenmenger Complex';
> print "Term: $term\n";
> print "Desc: ",$mesh->get_exact_term($term)->description,"\n";
>
> # does not work, compare:
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi? 
> holding=&db=MeSH&cmd=search&term=Sinus%20Thrombosis,%20Intracranial
> my $term = 'Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial';
> print "Term: $term\n";
> print "Desc: ",$mesh->get_exact_term($term)->description,"\n";
>
>
> --
> Dr. Michael Seewald
> Bioinformatics
> Bayer HealthCare AG
>
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