Taxonomic Search Engine - Now with GenBank

Roderic D. M. Page at BIO.GLA.AC.UK
Tue Oct 26 15:49:31 CEST 2004

This is next on the to do list. The site already makes extensive use
of SOAP to talk to two of the source databases, I just need to tidy
up the code a bit in preparation for making it a SOAP server. There
are also performance issues to address, for which caching might help.



>It would be great if you exposed this as a Web Service. There seem to be
>several  frameworks for doing this with PHP applications.
>Bob Morris
>Roderic D. M. Page wrote:
>>The Taxonomic Search Engine I recently developed
>>( ) now queries the
>>GenBank taxonomy, in addition to ITIS, Index Fungorum, uBio, and
>>IPNI. Although GenBank is not an authoritative source of taxonomic
>>names, they do have many names not in these other databases.
>>Professor Roderic D. M. Page
>>Editor Elect, Systematic Biology
>>Graham Kerr Building
>>University of Glasgow
>>Glasgow G12 8QP
>>United Kingdom
>>Phone:    +44 141 330 4778
>>Fax:      +44 141 330 2792
>>email: at
>>Subscribe to Systematic Biology through the Society of Systematic
>>Biologists Website:
>Robert A. Morris
>Professor of Computer Science
>ram at

>phone (+1)617 287 6466

Professor Roderic D. M. Page
Editor Elect, Systematic Biology
Graham Kerr Building
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QP
United Kingdom

Phone:    +44 141 330 4778
Fax:      +44 141 330 2792
email: at

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