[Biojava-l] How to get full query description from blast result

Richard Holland holland at eaglegenomics.com
Thu Oct 30 14:10:12 UTC 2008

Good question!

Can someone who knows a lot about the blast parser internals provide
David with an answer to his question?


2008/10/29 David Toomey <dtoomey at rcsi.ie>:
> Hi
> I am parsing blast results and I need to get the complete query description line but I can only work out how to get the first part of the line. So for example in the blast result query
> Query= sp|Q8I5D2|ABRA_PLAF7 101 kDa malaria antigen OS=Plasmodium
> falciparum (isolate 3D7) GN=ABRA
> I need to get all of the description above but I can only seem to retrieve the first part 'sp|Q8I5D2|ABRA_PLAF7' which I get from the queryId property of the annotation
> Can anyone point me in the right direction for retrieving the complete query description?
> Thanks
> Dave
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