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NAME ^

WWW::Search::PharmGKB - Search and retrieve information from the PharmGKB database

VERSION ^

Version 2.00

SYNOPSIS ^

    use WWW::Search::PharmGKB;
    use Data::Dumper;
    my $foo = WWW::Search::PharmGKB->new();
    my $search_result = $foo->gene_search('CYP2D6');
    print Dumper $search_result;

METHODS ^

new

Usage:

    $foo = WWW::Search::PharmGKB->new();
            or
    $foo = new WWW::Search::PharmGKB;

Returns:

    Self

gene_search

Usage:

    $foo->gene_search(<gene_name>);

Returns:

    A referenced hash. The keys are 'drugs', 'name', 'symbol', 'pathways',
    'drugs', 'diseases', 'phenotypes', 'alternate_names', 'alternate_symbols'

Note:

    all the keys contain referenced arrays as values. In the pathway value,
    the array has  key => value pairs 'pathway' => 'pharmGKB URL' as elements.
    All other keys have referenced array of PharmGKB IDs.

disease_search

Usage:

    $foo->disease_search(<disease_name>);

Returns:

    A referenced hash of pharmGKB IDs. Each ID contains 'drugs', 'names', 'pathways', 'drugs',
    'genes', 'phenotypes'.

Note:

    all the keys contain referenced arrays as values. in the pathway value,
    the array has  key => value pairs 'pathway' => 'pharmGKB URL' as elements.
    All other keys have referenced array of PharmGKB IDs.

drug_search

Usage:

    $foo->drug_search(<drug_name>);

Returns:

    A referenced hash of pharmGKB IDs. Each ID contains 'diseases', 'generic_names', 'trade_names',
    'pathways', 'genes', 'phenotypes', 'category', 'classification'

Note:

    all the keys contain referenced arrays as values. in the pathway value,
    the array has  key => value pairs 'pathway' => 'pharmGKB URL' as elements.
    All other keys have referenced array of PharmGKB IDs.

publication_search

Usage:

    $foo->publication_search(<something>);

Returns:

    A referenced hash of pharmGKB IDs. Each ID contains 'authors', 'page',
    'volume', 'month', 'grant_id', 'cross_reference', 'title', 'abstract', 'year',
    'journal'.

AUTHOR ^

Arun Venkataraman, <arvktr at gmail.com>

BUGS ^

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-www-search-pharmgkb at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=WWW-Search-PharmGKB. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT ^

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc WWW::Search::PharmGKB

You can also look for information at:

You can contact the author for any issues or suggestions you come accross using this module.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ^

This module is based on the perl client written by Andrew MacBride (andrew@helix.stanford.edu) for PharmGKB's web services.

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE ^

Copyright 2010 Arun Venkataraman arvktr@gmail.com, all rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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