[ensembl-dev] Some general questions about ensembl's data and REST-Api
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Wed Feb 24 10:12:42 GMT 2016
thanks for your quick answer.
Am 23.02.2016 17:45, schrieb mag:
> 1. As long as our default assembly is GRCh38, the sequence for a
> specific region will be stable.
> 2. Disease information like Orphanet or MIM morbid are better accessed
> via the Phenotype tab on the gene page
> for example:
> We are currently figuring out the best way to retrieve and display
> this data, hence some links might be missing.
> MIM gene links will remain accessible from the external references tab.
Ok, thanks for this hint. But it doesn't explain why for some genes the
MIM morbid links are missing.
> 3. The /overlap endpoint can return most Ensembl features overlapping
> your region or feature of choice.
> This includes karyotype band information.
> You can input a gene id, or a whole chromosomal region.
> For example:
Nice. Where can I fnd out more about which features are available? So
the "band" feature isn't mentioned in the doc of the API.
> 4. This is a bug we only recently uncovered, apologies about the
> Luckily, it is now fixed and will be rolled out with our new release,
> 84, scheduled for early March.
That sounds very good.
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