specimens

API endpoint base: https://qr1hi.arvadosapi.com/arvados/v1/specimens

Object type: j58dm

Example UUID: zzzzz-j58dm-0123456789abcde

Resource

A metadata record that may be used to represent a biological specimen.

Each Specimen has, in addition to the Common resource fields:

Attribute Type Description Example
material string
properties hash

Methods

See Common resource methods for more information about create, delete, get, list, and update.

Required arguments are displayed in green.

create

Create a new Specimen.

Arguments:

Argument Type Description Location Example
specimen object query

delete

Delete an existing Specimen.

Arguments:

Argument Type Description Location Example
uuid string The UUID of the Specimen in question. path

get

Gets a Specimen’s metadata by UUID.

Arguments:

Argument Type Description Location Example
uuid string The UUID of the Specimen in question. path

list

List specimens.

See common resource list method.

update

Update attributes of an existing Specimen.

Arguments:

Argument Type Description Location Example
uuid string The UUID of the Specimen in question. path
specimen object query

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