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Find Biological Entity identifiers


findBeids(toGene = TRUE, ...)



focus on gene entities (default=TRUE): matches from other BE are converted to genes.


parameters for beidsServer


NULL if not any result, or a data.frame with the selected values and the following column:

  • value: the BE identifier

  • preferred: preferred identifier for the same BE in the same scope

  • be: the type of biological entity

  • source: the source of the identifier

  • organism: the organism of the BE

  • canonical (if toGene==TRUE): canonical gene product? (if known)

  • symbol: the symbol of the identifier (if any)