How to use embl2ace?

Ed Griffiths edgrif at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Oct 2 03:29:06 EST 2003


> I have an emsembl file that I want to convert to an ACeDB database. I have
> the embl2ace programme, and a copy of macperl, which I think I need to run
> it. However, I'm not really sure what to do now. I don't know anything
> about perl or programming in general. I assume I need to let the programme
> know the name of the ensembl file to use, but I'm not sure how to do that.
> Can anyone help?

I think you may be getting muddled up with "Ensemble" and "Embl". It sounds like
you have a file retrieved from and ensemble system but you have got hold of a
program that converts Embl -> Ace.

Can you clarify please ?

| Ed Griffiths, Acedb development, Informatics Group,                    |
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