[Bioperl-l] EUtilities term handling

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Thu Oct 5 03:24:45 EDT 2006


Sendu Bala wrote:
>
> With a web-browser you can complete that url by supplying a term. For 
> example, the term 'BRCA2+9606[taxid]' works and returns results:
> 
> http://eutils.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/eutils/esearch.fcgi?retmode=xml&db=gene&term=BRCA2+9606[taxid] 
> 
> 
> If you supply the exact same term to EUtilities::esearch like so:
> 
> my $esearch = Bio::DB::EUtilities->new(-eutil => "esearch", -db => 
> "gene", -term "BRCA2+9606[taxid]");

*cough*

my $esearch = Bio::DB::EUtilities->new(-eutil => "esearch", -db =>
"gene", -term => "BRCA2+9606[taxid]");


> The search fails. 



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