cDNA extraction from databases

risler at cgmvax.cgm.cnrs-gif.fr risler at cgmvax.cgm.cnrs-gif.fr
Sun Jan 8 16:47:49 EST 1995

Steve Taylor wrote:

>I seem to remember some time ago I saw some freeware which allowed you
>to extract relevant information from EMBL or Genbank database entry
>feature tables.
>I would like to be able to pull out full length cDNAs from a collection of
>database entries and don't want to have to examine every feature table
>by hand to find where the exons are ! Anything that does
>this sort of operation would be useful.

ACNUC will do this easily, provided that the feature table in EMBL or 
Genbank is up to date and contains the "JOIN" field (unfortunately, many 
many sequences in EMBL have not been updated. I don't know about Genbank).

to get ACNUC (VMS or Unix), ftp to biom3.univ-lyon1.fr

If you want more details, send a mail to the author (Manolo Gouy) at:

mgouy at biomserv.univ-lyon1.fr

Good luck,


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