[EMBOSS] Identifying sequence formats.
pmr at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Dec 28 10:20:27 UTC 2007
David Martin wrote:
> Is there an easy way of identifying the format of a sequence using EMBOSS?
> It does wonderful autodetect but I'd like to be able to find out what it
> thinks the sequence format is for an arbitrary sequence.
The information is stored so you can craft a little application to print
out the value of the FormatStr attribute.
There may be some oddities .... it automatically switches between
EMBL/SwissProt and FASTA/NCBI formats depending on the first line. Let
us know and we can look to apply corrections.
Season's greetings and all the best for the New Year
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