POSTMAST at GUNBRF.BITNET writes:
: The PIR staff have had several inquiries recently about a supposedly large
: number of redundant sequences in the PIR database. These questions arose
: from an apparently common misinterpretation of a table in a message posted
: to GENBANK-BB by Warren Gish at the NCBI on 13 May 1992.
How were these comparisons done? Is there a PD program available that will
eliminate redundant sequences in databases by sequence identity? If so, I
am interested in getting a copy of it. I have been meaning to write one
myself, but never seem to get around to it.
elliston at msdrl.com
Keith O. Elliston elliston at msdrl.com uunet!av8tr!elliston
AA5A/U N9734U elliston at mbcl.rutgers.eduelliston at biovax.bitnet
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