6 frame translation program

Francis Ouellette francis at borduas.nlm.nih.gov
Tue Feb 7 22:30:55 EST 1995

Gene Shpaer (gene at apldbio.com) wrote:

> I need a program (Unix, source code) which will

> 1.  Read FASTA-formatted file with nucleotide sequences
> 2.  Perform 6-frame translation
> 3.  Output the protein sequences in the FASTA format.

> Of course, I can convert from-to different formats using 
> readseq, so not only FASTA, but other formats are o'k.

Hello Gene

you can try 'n2a', available by anonymous ftp
from trog.mbb.sfu.ca in the /pub/n2a directory 

-rw-r--r--  1 root         3158 Apr 16  1994 INSTALL
-rw-r--r--  1 root          210 Apr  9  1994 README
-rw-rw-rw-  1 root        25819 Apr 16  1994 n2a-1.15.tar.Z

the README has:

> n2a is a unix filter that translates nucleic acid sequences to
> ammino acid sequences. It has been tested on a Sun SPARCstation 2 
> running SunOS 4.1, a DEC 3100 running Ultrix 4.2, and on 
> linux and SGI machines.

The software is from: Ian Leader (leader at trog.mbb.sfu.ca)


| B.F. Francis Ouellette  
| francis at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov   

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