[Bioperl-l] Fuzzy matching sequences
Fri, 16 Mar 2001 14:00:00 +0100
Quoting Jurgen Pletinckx (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> # From: ... Kris Boulez
> # ... if there are sequences containing the x-mer when allowing
> # one point mutation (anywhere in the overlap). To make things even worse:
> # some of these sequences contain N .
> # Do people know of a way to do this using perl regexes (I couldn't find
> # anything in the Friedl book). The only solution I can think of is to
> # create a blastable DB from the x-mers and blast all sequences against
> # this DB.
> Not a regex solution, but: this sounds like a job for String::Approx
> (disclaimer: haven't used it myself.)
Thanks very much. This indeed seems to be exactly what I was looking
Good to see so much Perl knowledge available in Gent.