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Biotype so_term

Marek Szuba requested to merge biotype_so_term into master

Created by: tgrego


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Using one or more sentences, describe in detail the proposed changes. Biotype table and object in core has been updated to include the so_term (see h This updates the rest server to include so_term on biotype searches (through the info endpoint). Test databases have been patched to the latest schema patch, and fixtures updated to match latest schema.

Use case

Describe the problem. Please provide an example representing the motivation behind the need for having these changes in place. Up to date endpoints


If applicable, describe the advantages the changes will have. Up to date endpoints

Possible Drawbacks

If applicable, describe any possible undesirable consequence of the changes. None I can see


Have you added/modified unit tests to test the changes? Yes

If so, do the tests pass/fail? Pass

Have you run the entire test suite and no regression was detected? Tests affected passed in isolation


Are you changing the functionality of an endpoint? If so, please give a one line summary for the public facing changelog.

[info/biotypes/] * [info/biotypes/groups] will now include so_term field in retrieved data. * [info/biotypes/name] will now include so_term field in retrieved data.

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