Bio::Biblio::IO::medlinexml(3) A converter of XML files with MEDLINE citations


Do not use this object directly, it is recommended to access it and use it through the Bio::Biblio::IO module:

use Bio::Biblio::IO;
my $io = Bio::Biblio::IO->new(-format => 'medlinexml');


This object reads bibliographic citations in XML/MEDLINE format and converts them into Bio::Biblio::RefI objects. It is an implementation of methods defined in Bio::Biblio::IO.


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Martin Senger ([email protected])


Copyright (c) 2002 European Bioinformatics Institute. All Rights Reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.


This software is provided ``as is'' without warranty of any kind.


The main documentation details are to be found in Bio::Biblio::IO.

Here is the rest of the object methods. Internal methods are preceded with an underscore _.

VERSION and Revision

 Usage   : print $Bio::Biblio::IO::medlinexml::VERSION;
           print $Bio::Biblio::IO::medlinexml::Revision;