[Bioperl-l] PubMed records (was: MeSH terms)

Peter biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Sun Oct 25 07:12:53 EDT 2009

On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 6:45 PM, Robert Bradbury
<robert.bradbury at gmail.com> wrote:
>  <alsaplayer-devel at lists.tartarus.org>
> I'm not sure if this is related to the MeSH question question or not, but
> I've googled the documentation several times and never managed to find
> "robust" examples for how to manipulate PubMed records.
> It would seem that there ought to be code lying around which does:
>  Given Genbank ID,
>     Fetch all Pubmed records from that ID
>         Fetch all related records (via NCBI's "related" record IDs)

Isn't this exactly what the NCBI's ELink is for?


You'd need to work out which of the Entrez databases you are
starting from (probably protein or genome), and then the relevant
ELink command (maybe genome_pubmed, or protein_pubmed,
protein_pubmed or protein_pubmed_weighted look possible).
Then for related pubmed articles, the ELink command is just


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