Bio::Tools::Analysis::Protein ELM
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Bio::Tools::Analysis::Protein::ELM - a wrapper around the ELM server which predicts short functional motifs on amino acid sequences
Package variables
Privates (from "my" definitions)
$ANALYSIS_SPEC = {name => 'ELM', type => 'Protein', version => 'n/a', supplier =>'BioComputing Unit, EMBL', description =>'Prediction of linear functional motifs in proteins', reference => 'NAR, 31:3625-3630'}
$URL = 'http://elm.eu.org/cgimodel.py'
$ANALYSIS_NAME = 'ELM'
$INPUT_SPEC = [ { 'mandatory' => 'true', 'type' => 'Bio::PrimarySeqI', 'name' => 'seq', }, { 'mandatory' => 'false', 'type' => 'taxon_id or Bio::Species object', 'name' => 'species', 'default' => '9606', }, { 'mandatory' => 'false', 'type' => 'string', 'name' => 'compartment', 'default' => [1], }, ]
$RESULT_SPEC = { '' => 'bulk', 'Bio::SeqFeatureI' => 'ARRAY of Bio::SeqFeature::Generic', 'parsed' => '{motif1_name=>{locus=>[], peptide=>[], regexp=>[] }, }', }
Included modules
Bio::SeqFeature::Generic
HTML::HeadParser
HTTP::Request::Common qw ( POST )
IO::String
Inherit
Bio::Tools::Analysis::SimpleAnalysisBase
Synopsis
  # get a Bio::Seq object to start with, or a Bio::PrimaryI object.
my $tool = Bio::Tools::Analysis::Protein::ELM-> new(seq => $seqobj->primary_seq() ); $tool->compartment(['ER', 'Golgi']); $tool->species(9606); $tool->run; my @fts = $tool->Result('Bio::SeqFeatureI'); $seqobj->addSeqFeature(@fts);
Description
This module is a wrapper around the ELM server http://elm.eu.org/
which predicts short functional motifs on amino acid sequences.
False positives can be limited by providing values for the species
and cellular compartment of the protein. To set the species attribute,
use either a Bio::Species object or an NCBI taxon ID number. To set
the cell compartment attribute (any number of compartments can be
chosen) use an array reference to a list of compartment names.
Results can be obtained either as raw text output, parsed into a
data structure, or as Bio::SeqFeature::Generic objects.
Methods
_init
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Code
compartmentDescriptionCode
speciesDescriptionCode
_run
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resultDescriptionCode
_parse_raw
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Methods description
compartmentcode    nextTop
 name        : compartment
usage : $elm->compartment(['golgi', 'er']);
purpose : get/setter for cell compartment specifications
arguments : None, single compartment string or ref to array of
compartment names.
returns : Array of compartment names (default if not previously set).
speciescodeprevnextTop
 name      : species
usage : $tool->species('9606');
purpose : get/setter for species selction for ELM server
arguments : none, taxon_id or Bio::Species object
returns : a string of the ncbi taxon_id
resultcodeprevnextTop
 name      : result
usage : $tool->result('Bio::SeqFeatureI');
purpose : parse results into sequence features or basic data format
arguments : 1. none (retrieves raw text without html)
2. a value (retrieves data structure)
3. 'Bio::SeqFeatureI' (returns array of sequence features)
tag names are : {method => 'ELM', motif => motifname,
peptide => seqeunce of match,
concensus => regexp of match}.
returns : see arguments.
Methods code
_initdescriptionprevnextTop
sub _init {
    my $self = shift;
    $self->url($URL);
    $self->{'_ANALYSIS_SPEC'} = $ANALYSIS_SPEC;
    $self->{'_INPUT_SPEC'}    = $INPUT_SPEC;
    $self->{'_RESULT_SPEC'}   = $RESULT_SPEC;
    $self->{'_ANALYSIS_NAME'} = $ANALYSIS_NAME;
    return $self;
}
compartmentdescriptionprevnextTop
sub compartment {
    my ($self, $arg) = @_;
    if ($arg) {

        # convert to array ref if not one already
if (ref ($arg) ne 'ARRAY') { $arg = [$arg]; } ## now add params if valid
for my $param (@$arg) { if (exists($cc{lc($param)})) { push @{$self->{'_compartment'}} , $cc{$param}; } else { $self->warn("invalid argument ! Must be one of " . join "\n", keys %cc ); } } #end of for loop
} #endif $arg
return defined($self->{'_compartment'})? $self->{'_compartment'} : $self->input_spec()->[2]{'default'};
}
speciesdescriptionprevnextTop
sub species {
    my ($self, $arg) = @_;

    if ($arg) {
        if (ref($arg) && $arg->isa('Bio::Species')) {
            $self->{'_species'} = $arg->ncbi_taxid();
        } elsif ($arg =~ /^\d+$/) {
            $self->{'_species'} = $arg;
        } else {
            $self->warn("Argument must be a Bio::Species object or ".
                        " an integer NCBI taxon id. ");
        }
    }                           #end if $arg
return defined($self->{'_species'})?$self->{'_species'} :$self->input_spec()->[1]{'default'};
}
_rundescriptionprevnextTop
sub _run {
    my $self  = shift;
    $self->delay(1);
    # delay repeated calls by default by 3 sec, set delay() to change
#$self->sleep;
$self->status('TERMINATED_BY_ERROR'); #### this deals with being able to submit multiple checkboxed
#### slections
#1st of all make param array
my @cc_str; my @cmpts = @{$self->compartment()}; for (my $i = 0; $i <= $#cmpts ; $i++) { splice @cc_str, @cc_str, 0, 'userCC',$cmpts[$i]; } my %h = (swissprotId => "", sequence => $self->seq->seq, userSpecies => $self->species, typedUserSpecies => '', fun => "Submit"); splice (@cc_str, @cc_str,0, ( map{$_, $h{$_}} keys %h)); my $request = POST $self->url(), Content_Type => 'form-data', Content =>\@ cc_str; $self->debug( $request->as_string); my $r1 = $self->request($request); if ( $r1->is_error ) { $self->warn(ref($self)." Request Error:\n".$r1->as_string); return; } my $text = $r1->content; my ($url) = $text =~ /URL=\S+(fun=\S+r=\d)/s; #$url =~ s/amp;//g ;
my ($resp2); $url = $URL . "?" .$url; while (1) { my $req2 = HTTP::Request->new(GET=>$url); my $r2 = $self->request ($req2); if ( $r2->is_error ) { $self->warn(ref($self)." Request Error:\n".$r2->as_string); return; } $resp2 = $r2->content(); if ($resp2 !~ /patient/s) { $self->status('COMPLETED'); $resp2=~ s/<[^>]+>/ /sg; $self->{'_result'} = $resp2; return; } else { print "." if $self->verbose > 0; $self->sleep(1); } }
}
resultdescriptionprevnextTop
sub result {
    my ($self, $val) = @_;
    if ($val) {
        if (!exists($self->{'_parsed'}) ) {
            $self->_parse_raw();
        }
        if ($val eq 'Bio::SeqFeatureI') {
            my @fts;
            for my $motif (keys %{$self->{'_parsed'}}) {
                for (my $i = 0; $i< scalar @{$self->{'_parsed'}{$motif}{'locus'}};$i++) {
                    my ($st, $end) = split /\-/, $self->{'_parsed'}{$motif}{'locus'}[$i];
                    push @fts, Bio::SeqFeature::Generic->new
                        (
                         -start       => $st,
                         -end         => $end,
                         -primary_tag => 'Domain',
                         -source      => 'ELM',
                         -tag   => {
                                    method    => 'ELM',
                                    motif     => $motif,
                                    peptide   => $self->{'_parsed'}{$motif}{'peptide'}[$i],
                                    concensus => $self->{'_parsed'}{$motif}{'regexp'}[0],
                                   });
                }
            }
            return @fts;
        }                       #end if BioSeqFeature
return $self->{'_parsed'}; } #endif ($val)
return $self->{'_result'}; } ## internal sub to parse raw data into internal data structure which is cached.
}
_parse_rawdescriptionprevnextTop
sub _parse_raw {
    my $self = shift;
    my $result = IO::String->new($self->{'_result'});
    my $in_results = 0;
    my $name;
    my %results;
    my $last;
    while (my $l = <$result>) {
        next unless  $in_results > 0 ||$l =~ /^\s+Elm\s+Name\s+Instances/;
        $in_results++;          #will be set whnstart of results reached.
last if $l =~ /List of excluded/; next unless $in_results >1; my @line_parts = split /\s+/, $l; shift @line_parts; ## if result has motif name on 1 line
if (scalar @line_parts == 1 && $line_parts[0]=~ /^\s*(\w+_\w+)/) { $name = $1; next; } ## else if is line with loci /seq matches
elsif (@line_parts > 1) { my $index = 0; ## array index
my $read_loci = 0; ## flag to know that loci are being read
while ($index <= $#line_parts) { my $word = $line_parts[$index++]; if ($read_loci ==0 && $word =~/_/) { $name = $word; } elsif ($read_loci == 0 && $word =~ /^\w+$/ ) { push @{$results{$name}{'peptide'}}, $word; } elsif ($word =~ /\d+\-\d+/) { $read_loci = 1; push @{$results{$name}{'locus'}}, $word; } else { ## only get here if there are elements
last; } } #end of while
push @{$results{$name}{'regexp'}}, $line_parts[$#line_parts]; } #end of elsif
} #end of while
$self->{'_parsed'} =\% results; } 1;
}
General documentation
SEE ALSOTop
Bio::SimpleAnalysisI,
Bio::WebAgent
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AUTHORSTop
Richard Adams, Richard.Adams@ed.ac.uk,
APPENDIXTop
The rest of the documentation details each of the object
methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _