[DAS] Human DAS Servers
Mon, 17 Dec 2001 13:10:44 -0500
Bio::Das doesn't do the automatic coordinate munging. The new version
(Bio-Das2) is supposed to, but currently it's broken.
Bio::DB::GFF does coordinate mapping, but not for DAS servers (it's waiting
for me to get Bio-Das2 fixed).
On Saturday 15 December 2001 04:50, Thomas Down wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 03:11:52AM -0500, Cheung, Foo wrote:
> > which other Human DAS Servers can I query by chromosomal coordinates?
> About the only things we serve in chromosome coordinates from
> sanger (other than the assembly itself) are karyotype bands.
> > which Human DAS Servers requires other coordinates for querying? and what
> > are those? contigs? karyotypes?
> Most of the Ensembl-DAS information is served in raw-contig
> coordinates. A few things in FPC contig coordinates. And
> SNPs on clones.
> I don't know of anything which is served on karyotype bands.
> Currently these aren't being served as componentFeatures, so
> they're not annotatable.
> > I suspect some of them require querying by contigs and karyotype and I
> > will have to do a coordinate translation system on the fly to convert
> > chromo coordinates.
> > Is there any code kicking around that does this?
> > Is Bio::DB::GFF the way to go on this?
> How about the BioJava DAS client? It's been a part of the
> BioJava core for a while now, and allows you to handle DAS
> data just like any other datasource:
> SequenceDB das = new DASSequenceDB(new URL("blah..."));
> Sequence seq = das.getSequence("chr22");
> FeatureHolder features_in_my_favourite_region = seq.filter(
> new FeatureFilter.OverlapsLocation(
> new RangeLocation(start, stop)
> ), true
> This automagically walks the assembly and fetches everything
> you need. Made the das client application easy to write :-).
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