getUGShortName {AnnBuilder}R Documentation

Functions that produce short versions of organism names used by UniGene or for other purposes

Description

From a two-word scientific name of an organism, the functions construct a short string used by UniGene or others to represent the organism.

Usage

getUGShortName(sciName)
UGSciNames()
getShortSciName(sciName)

Arguments

sciName sciName a character string for the scientific name of an organism

Details

Given a two-word scientifc name for a given organism, getUGShortName figures out the short version used by UniGene as part of the name for the file containing data for the organism.

getShortSciName takes a two-word scientific name of an organism and returns a three-letter string begining with the first letter of the genus name followed by the first two letters of the species name.

Value

getUGShortName returns a short version of organism name used by UniGene.

Author(s)

Jianhua Zhang

See Also

ABPkgBuilder

Examples

    getUGShortName("Homo sapiens")
    getShortSciName("Homo sapiens")

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