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Question: how to find a list of deleted GO ?
cjm at fruitfly.org
Fri Apr 6 12:01:06 PDT 2007
Common queries on the GO Database can be found here:
Querying by obsolete IDs:
If your question isn't answered here let us know
On Apr 6, 2007, at 11:55 AM, Rama Balakrishnan wrote:
> GOIDs are never deleted, they are obsoleted. All the Obsolete IDs
> should be in the gene_ontology_edit.obo file.
> Regarding how to retrieve these IDs from the GO database, I am not
> familiar with the database schema. I have copied the GO database
> group on this email. You will hear from them.
> You can download the gene_ontology_edit file from the CVS and
> search for the IDs you are interested in.
> You will see a table on this web page, and you can click on the OBO
> v1.2 file to download.
> Obsolete terms can be identified by looking at the 'def' line and
> 'is_obsolete:true' tag (see example below).
> id: GO:0000008
> name: thioredoxin
> namespace: molecular_function
> alt_id: GO:0000013
> def: "OBSOLETE. A small disulfide-containing redox protein that
> serves as a general protein disulfide oxidoreductase. Interacts
> with a broad range of proteins by a redox mechanism, based on the
> reversible oxidation of 2 cysteine thiol groups to a disulfide,
> accompanied by the transfer of 2 electrons and 2 protons. The net
> result is the covalent interconversion of a disulfide and a
> dithiol." [GOC:kd]
> comment: This term was made obsolete because it represents gene
> products. To update annotations, consider the molecular function
> term 'thiol-disulfide exchange intermediate activity ; GO:0030508'.
> is_obsolete: true
> Hope this helps. Please let us know if you have any questions.
> On Apr 6, 2007, at 5:44 AM, Chisato Yamasaki wrote:
>> I have one basic question about GO database.
>> I am looking for the list of deleted GO IDs to check our annotation.
>> Could anyone tell me where to find the information ?
>> Thank you very much for your help in advance.
>> Chisato Yamasaki
>> H-InvDB: http://www.h-invitational.jp/
>> Japan Biological Information Research Center, JBIRC
>> Waterfront Bio-IT Research Building, 2-42 Aomi,
>> Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan.
>> Tel: +81-3-3599-8800, Fax: +81-3-3599-8801,
>> E-mail: cyamasak at jbirc.aist.go.jp
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