isdbdata(1) Check whether a supplied string is a known data type/identifier name


isdbdata [-term string] [-termout toggle] -outfile outfile
isdbdata -help



is a command line program from EMBOSS ("the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite"). It is part of the "Information" command group(s).


Input section

-term string

Required section

Additional section

-termout toggle

This option will write to file the term statement from the EDAM ontology with a name that matches the supplied string. Only the EDAM 'data' branch (data type or identifier) is checked. Default value: N

Advanced section

Output section

-outfile outfile

Default value: stdout


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


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