[ensembl-dev] By name methods

Mahmood Naderan mahmood.nt at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 12:05:35 GMT 2017

Hi again,
Just want to update the previous email that I know the difference between
external_names and display_label. But when I see some other similar
functions, the brain starts to malfunction!


On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 2:39 PM, Mahmood Naderan <mahmood.nt at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I have asked this question before but since I focuses on the software
> part, there are still some open questions. So, excuse me...
> the input to my code is *only* a gene name. I know about stable_id and
> other things, but I see some functions that I think they share any
> properties.
> fetch_all_by_external_name();
> fetch_by_name();
> fetch_by_display_name();
> fetch_by_short_name();
> It seems that adaptor is not the same for all of them.
> By knowing a human gene name, I want to access its sequence and other
> things. If for a gene name there are multiple ensembl_ids, then I would
> like to get them one by one before moving the next gene name.
> Regards,
> Mahmood
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