Biologics Tutorial: Navigate and Search the Registry

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This tutorial provides a guided tour of LabKey Biologics' user interface and search functionality, including:
  • how to search the registry for entities of interest
  • how to view and interpret detailed views of those entities
  • how to navigate to related entities
  • how to browse and refine registry grid views

Set Up Trial Server

  • This tutorial assumes that you have registered and created a Biologics Trial instance of the server.
  • If you have already created a biologics trial server, select it, and login: Your Sites

Biologics User Interface

This section provides a quick tour of LabKey Biologics. Click along as directed to see different aspects of the data and the available tools.

Biologics Home Page

  • Navigate to your Biologic home page, which provides a search bar and links to six different data portals.

Registry Home Page

  • Click the Registry portal.
  • The Registry home page provides links to different Entities in the system: Molecule Sets, Molecules, etc.

Data Grids

  • Click Molecules.
  • The Molecules page shows a data grid of all of the registered Molecules.

Detail Pages

  • Click M-50.
  • The M-50 Details page shows properties, components, related entities of this molecule.
  • Scroll down to view, and navigate to, the related entities.

Menu Bars

  • Return to the Molecules gird page by hovering over Registry in the main menu bar and click Molecules. (Note that you can also click Molecules in the submenu bar.)
  • Click LabKey Biologics to return to the main Home Page.

Search Biologics

  • In the search bar enter:
IGg1

  • Constrain the search to Molecules only:
    • Click Advanced
    • Open the dropdown menu and select Molecule.
  • Scrolling through the results, locate and click M-32.
  • Click PS-147.
  • Click Sequence
  • The Sequence tab shows sequence annotations (the results of the sequence analysis engine).
  • Click Protein Sequences.
  • You are taken to a data grid of the registered protein sequences.
  • Clicking in the search bar brings up a dropdown of grid options: filter, keyword search, and sorting.
  • Enter the following text in the search bar:
IGg1

  • Note that the search returns 14 results
  • Sort by clicking the column header Ave. Mass and selecting Sort ascending.
  • Modifications of the grid accumulate in the search bar.
  • Clear the modifications to return the grid to its original state.

The guided tour continues in the following topic: Biologics Tutorial: Add Sequences to the Registry

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Biologics Tutorial: Add Sequences to the Registry

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