Gary Williams, Tel 01223 494522
gwilliam at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Mon Jul 16 12:33:33 UTC 2001
Philippe Dessen wrote:
> Just a question about fuzznuc :
> Is it possible to define a pattern with repetition of a motif (as n
> letters with n>1) ?
> That is not mentionned in documentation .
> The following pattern (a stop codon in a coding frame) seems to be
> illegal !
> $ fuzznuc seqfile
> Nucleic acid pattern search
> Search pattern: <(NNN)(0,)TGA(NNN)(1,)>
> Number of mismatches :
> Output file [rptufrpx.fuzznuc]:
> This is a warning: Illegal character [(]
> EMBOSS An error in fuzznuc.c at line 96:
> Illegal pattern
I think this is illegal in fuzznuc's PROSITE-style of pattern.
You might like to try 'dreg' instead with a regular expression like:
Note that these regilar expressions are case-sensitive, so put '-supper'
on your command line to
force the sequence into the required upper case.
Gary Williams Tel: +44 1223 494522 Fax: +44 1223 494512
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