[EMBOSS] Adding Codon Tables

pmr at ebi.ac.uk pmr at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Nov 9 23:26:11 UTC 2006

Dear David,

> I created a new codon table (EGC.24) and added an entry to the end of
> EGC.index, but transeq
> does not accept table values outside of 0..23.
> What is the procedure for adding a new codon table?

The transeq.acd file has a list of known genetic codes.

We have the capability to automate the list, but it is a little tricky for
those who write ACD parsers. As nobody has complained in version 4.0.0 we
will automate it to use the EGC.index file for all applications in a
future release.



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