[ensembl-dev] REST service

Stephen Keenan keenan at sanger.ac.uk
Fri Nov 9 10:10:28 GMT 2012

On Fri, 9 Nov 2012, Moretti Sébastien wrote:

> Hi
> I wonder if we can submit a list of identifiers in your REST service instead 
> of a single identifier.
> This way we could submit a dataset as in BioMart, and also decrease the number 
> of HTTP requests.

Hi Sebastien,

Thanks for your feedback on the REST service. Allowing the service to 
accept multiple queries per GET is something we are contemplating the 
merits of doing.

We shall take this as a +1 for this feature.



> Also is there a way to get gene/protein name synonyms in BioMart ?
> The REST service can but I cannot figure out how to get them in BioMart.
> Regards
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