[Bioperl-l] standalone blast composition based statistics parameter

Torsten Seemann torsten.seemann at infotech.monash.edu.au
Mon Feb 6 04:29:11 UTC 2006


> thank you very much, If I use the tblastn instead of blastp, I get the 
> following error message
> [blastall] WARNING: : Unable to open nr.00.nin
> I looked up in the folder, but I don't have that file, and if I download 
> the database and extract the file, it isn't there either...

"tblastn" requires a NUCLEOTIDE database to search. It appears that you 
have specified a PROTEIN database with "-d nr" ("nr" is protein). You 
probably want to install the "nt" blast database and use that instead.

Torsten Seemann
Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium, Monash University, Australia

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