[EMBOSS] recursive backtranslate

Peter Rice pmr at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Mar 13 09:30:35 UTC 2009

david.bauer at bayerhealthcare.com wrote:
emboss-bounces at lists.open-bio.org schrieb am 13/03/2009 01:13:15:
> > Is it possible to give backtranseq a muliple fasta file as input and
> > have all the sequences in it translated?
> > I have tried several times but backtranseq  backtranslates just the
> > first sequence of my multiple fasta file.
> it just takes one sequence as input.
> For your problem you can either use "seqretsplit" to split up our file 
> into individual sequences or you can write a script which iterates through 
> the multiple fasta file with "skipseq" and sends its output to 
> backtranseq. 

We have already extended backtranseq for the next release to work over 
multiple sequences.

The changes needed are not difficult if you want to try a little 


Peter Rice

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