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NAME

       Bio::Ontology::OBOterm - representation of OBO terms

SYNOPSIS

         $term = Bio::Ontology::OBOterm->new
           ( -identifier       => "GO:0005623",
             -name        => "Cell",
             -definition  => "The basic structural and functional unit ...",
             -is_obsolete => 0,
             -comment     => "" );

         $term->add_reference( @refs );
         $term->add_secondary_id( @ids );
         $term->add_synonym( @synonym );

         # etc.

DESCRIPTION

       This is data holder class for OBO terms. It is currently a dummy class since we anticipate
       that the OBO term will become more richer with more features being added to OBO flat-file
       format.

FEEDBACK

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       rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will
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       of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

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AUTHOR

       Sohel Merchant

       Email: s-merchant@northwestern.edu

       Address:

         Northwestern University
         Center for Genetic Medicine (CGM), dictyBase
         Suite 1206,
         676 St. Clair st
         Chicago IL 60611

APPENDIX

       The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods.

   new
        Title   : new
        Usage   :   $term = Bio::Ontology::OBOterm->new
            ( -identifier       => "GO:0005623",
             -name        => "Cell",
             -definition  => "The basic structural and functional unit ...",
             -is_obsolete => 0,
             -comment     => "" );

        Function: Creates a new Bio::Ontology::OBOterm.
        Returns : A new Bio::Ontology::OBOterm object.
        Args    : -identifier    => the id of this OBO term [GO:nnnnnnn]
                                    integer of seven digits)
                  -name          => the name of this OBO term [scalar]
                  -definition    => the definition of this OBO term [scalar]
                  -ontology      => the ontology for this term (a
                                    Bio::Ontology::OntologyI compliant object)
                  -version       => version information [scalar]
                  -is_obsolete   => the obsoleteness of this OBO term [0 or 1]
                  -comment       => a comment [scalar]