[EMBOSS] Why always Guide protein sequence xxx not found in nucleic sequence xxx??

Peter Rice pmr at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Apr 14 09:45:15 UTC 2010

On 14/04/2010 04:49, Jianpeng Xu wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a researcher in US.
> I'm trying to use tranalign to align DNA sequences but it
> keeps throwing errors.  I tested it on the example input files from
> the documentation web pages and those work fine.
> Error: Guide protein sequence SS1G01814 not found in nucleic sequence
> SS1G01814
> it throws the same error for every pair of proteins in the file.
> May you tell me the reason?

"Pair of proteins" sounds odd ... the first set of sequences are the 
nucleotide coding sequences. The second set of sequences are the protein 

If you send some example sequneces to emboss-bug at emboss.open-bio.org we 
can take a look and tell you excatly why you get the message.


Peter Rice

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