[EMBOSS] eprimer32 question

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 24 14:59:27 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Ivaylo Stoimenov
<ivaylo.stoimenov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if it is possible for eprimer32 to read a sequence from a
> string. The default input is from a file, but I need to feed primer3 from a
> string, which is changing in the body of my program. Any help will be
> appreciated.

Many EMBOSS tools will take a sequence on the command line
using the pretend file format "asis" (as is), or can read from stdin.
Because in this case EMBOSS is wrapping primer3, that may not
be possible - but worth checking.


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