GET ontology/name/:name

Search for a list of ontological terms by their name

Parameters

Required

NameTypeDescriptionDefaultExample Values
name String An ontology name. SQL wildcards are supported - transcription factor complex

Optional

NameTypeDescriptionDefaultExample Values
callback String Name of the callback subroutine to be returned by the requested JSONP response. Required ONLY when using JSONP as the serialisation method. Please see the user guide. - randomlygeneratedname
ontology String Filter by ontology. Used to disambiguate terms which are shared between ontologies such as GO and EFO - GO
relation String The types of relationships to include in the output. Fetches all relations by default - is_a
part_of
simple Boolean If set the API will avoid the fetching of parent and child terms 0 -

Example Requests

/ontology/name/transcription factor complex?content-type=application/json


use strict;
use warnings;

use HTTP::Tiny;

my $http = HTTP::Tiny->new();

my $server = 'http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org';
my $ext = '/ontology/name/transcription%20factor%20complex?';
my $response = $http->get($server.$ext, {
  headers => { 'Content-type' => 'application/json' }
});

die "Failed!\n" unless $response->{success};


use JSON;
use Data::Dumper;
if(length $response->{content}) {
  my $hash = decode_json($response->{content});
  local $Data::Dumper::Terse = 1;
  local $Data::Dumper::Indent = 1;
  print Dumper $hash;
  print "\n";
}

import requests, sys

server = "http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org"
ext = "/ontology/name/transcription factor complex?"

r = requests.get(server+ext, headers={ "Content-Type" : "application/json"})

if not r.ok:
  r.raise_for_status()
  sys.exit()

decoded = r.json()
print repr(decoded)

import requests, sys

server = "http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org"
ext = "/ontology/name/transcription factor complex?"

r = requests.get(server+ext, headers={ "Content-Type" : "application/json"})

if not r.ok:
  r.raise_for_status()
  sys.exit()

decoded = r.json()
print(repr(decoded))

require 'net/http'
require 'uri'

server='http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org'
path = '/ontology/name/transcription%20factor%20complex?'

url = URI.parse(server)
http = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port)

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(path, {'Content-Type' => 'application/json'})

response = http.request(request)

if response.code != "200"
  puts "Invalid response: #{response.code}"
  puts response.body
  exit
end


require 'rubygems'
require 'json'
require 'yaml'

result = JSON.parse(response.body)
puts YAML::dump(result)

import java.net.URL;
import java.net.URLConnection;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.io.BufferedReader;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.io.InputStreamReader;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.Reader;


public class EnsemblRest {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    String server = "http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org";
    String ext = "/ontology/name/transcription%20factor%20complex?";
    URL url = new URL(server + ext);

    URLConnection connection = url.openConnection();
    HttpURLConnection httpConnection = (HttpURLConnection)connection;
    
    httpConnection.setRequestProperty("Content-Type", "application/json");
    

    InputStream response = connection.getInputStream();
    int responseCode = httpConnection.getResponseCode();

    if(responseCode != 200) {
      throw new RuntimeException("Response code was not 200. Detected response was "+responseCode);
    }

    String output;
    Reader reader = null;
    try {
      reader = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(response, "UTF-8"));
      StringBuilder builder = new StringBuilder();
      char[] buffer = new char[8192];
      int read;
      while ((read = reader.read(buffer, 0, buffer.length)) > 0) {
        builder.append(buffer, 0, read);
      }
      output = builder.toString();
    } 
    finally {
        if (reader != null) try {
          reader.close(); 
        } catch (IOException logOrIgnore) {
          logOrIgnore.printStackTrace();
        }
    }

    System.out.println(output);
  }
}

library(httr)
library(jsonlite)
library(xml2)

server <- "http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org"
ext <- "/ontology/name/transcription factor complex?"

r <- GET(paste(server, ext, sep = ""), content_type("application/json"))

stop_for_status(r)

# use this if you get a simple nested list back, otherwise inspect its structure
# head(data.frame(t(sapply(content(r),c))))
head(fromJSON(toJSON(content(r))))


curl 'http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org/ontology/name/transcription%20factor%20complex?' -H 'Content-type:application/json'

wget -q --header='Content-type:application/json' 'http://rest.ensemblgenomes.org/ontology/name/transcription factor complex?'  -O -

Resource Information

MethodsGET
Response formatsjson
xml
yaml
jsonp