com.aliasi.medline
Class DataBank

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.aliasi.medline.DataBank

Deprecated. Moved to lingmed sandbox project.

@Deprecated
public class DataBank
extends Object

A DataBank represents a set of molecular sequences registered in a particular database. Each data bank contains a name identifying the data bank and a list of accession numbers uniquely identifying particular sequences in that data bank. The accession numbers must be interpreted relative to a particular data bank.

The following table lists the six data banks registering molecular sequence data for MEDLINE.

AbbreviationData Bank Name
GDB Johns Hopkins University Genome Data Bank
GENBANK GenBank Nucleic Acid Sequence Database
OMIM Mendelian Inheritance in Man (McKusick)
PDB Protein Data Bank
PIR Protein Identification Resource
SWISSPROT Protein Sequence Database

Since:
LingPipe2.0
Version:
3.9.1
Author:
Bob Carpenter

Method Summary
 String[] accessionNumbers()
          Deprecated. Returns the list of accession numbers for molecular sequences in this database.
 String dataBankName()
          Deprecated. Returns the name of this data bank.
 String toString()
          Deprecated. Returns a string-based representation of this data bank's name and the list of accession numbers.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

dataBankName

public String dataBankName()
Deprecated. 
Returns the name of this data bank. The value will be one of the abbreviations drawn from the list provided in the class documentation above.

Returns:
The name of this data bank.

accessionNumbers

public String[] accessionNumbers()
Deprecated. 
Returns the list of accession numbers for molecular sequences in this database. The format of the accession numbers depends on the data bank.

Returns:
The list of accession numbers for molecular sequences in this database.

toString

public String toString()
Deprecated. 
Returns a string-based representation of this data bank's name and the list of accession numbers.

Overrides:
toString in class Object
Returns:
A string-based representation of this data bank.