Class Ensembl::Core::ExternalSynonym
In: lib/ensembl/core/activerecord.rb
Parent: DBConnection

DESCRIPTION

The ExternalSynonym class provides an interface to the external_synonym table. This table contains synonyms for Xref objects.

This class uses ActiveRecord to access data in the Ensembl database. See the general documentation of the Ensembl module for more information on what this means and what methods are available.

This class includes the mixin Sliceable, which means that it is mapped to a SeqRegion object and a Slice can be created for objects of this class. See Sliceable and Slice for more information.

USAGE

 xref = Xref.find(185185)
 puts xref.external_synonyms[0].synonyms

[Validate]