[EMBOSS] DB - finding out how many sequences

Jon Ison jison at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Mar 2 16:35:35 UTC 2006

Ay up Aengus

Not so far as I'm aware although you could get that number
indirectly by using infoseq.

You could try using dbxflat too ... which does generate some
stats on the input data -  don't know whether the stats include
the number of sequences that were indexed but its worth a look.



> Hi,
> Does any of the EMBOSS apps output the number of sequences that it has searched?
> I am after this figure as I have a data library issue.
> Some sequences are "not found" by EMBOSS even though I know they are in the original flat files.
> I am trying to figure out if this is
> configure problem
> data problem
> indexing problem.
> The indexing with dbiflat doesnt complain but I would like to be able to check my input number of sequences with what
> EMBOSS thinks was output.
> Cheers
> Aengus
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