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ndi.database.fun.readGenBankNames

NDI_READGENBANKNAMES - read the GenBank names from the 'names.dmp' file

GENBANK_NAMES = ndi.database.fun.readGenBankNames(FILENAME)

Given a 'names.dmp' file from a GenBank taxonomy data dump, this function produces a Matlab structure with the following fields:

fieldname | Description


genbank_commonname | The genbank common name of the organism | (cell array of strings, 1 entry per node) | genbank_commonname{i} is the entry for node i. scientific_name | The genbank scientific name | (cell array of strings, 1 entry per node) | scientific_name{i} is the entry for node i. synonym | A cell array of strings with scientific name synonyms | (cell array of strings, potentially many entries per node) | synonym{i}{j} is the jth synonym for node i other_commonname | A cell array of strings with the other common names | (cell array of strings, potentially many entries per node) | other_commonname{i}{j} is the jth other common name for node i