Getting database sizes for indexed databases

David Martin d.m.a.martin at
Thu Mar 6 14:57:21 UTC 2003

Is there an easy way to determine the size (ie number of sequences) in a
Could such information be added to showdb?

I realise that in many cases this will be very difficult/impossible to
I am thinking of emblcd indexed databases. It must be possible to count the
number of sequences in each file indexed and then use the file: wild cards
to build a total for that database.



David Martin PhD
Bioinformatics Scientific Officer
Post-Genomics and Molecular Interactions Centre
University of Dundee

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