convert sequence from genbank to gcg

David Mathog mathog at seqaxp.bio.caltech.edu
Wed Mar 29 17:44:35 EST 2000

In article <m0k8ilsnag.fsf at pc2-44.botanik.uni-duesseldorf.de>, Andrea Hansen <webmaster at bioinformatik.de> writes:
>could someone help me?
>I tried to convert a sequence from genbank to gcgformat using 
>first: chopup
>second: reformat 
>but it doesnt work. The result is a sequence with the annotation 
>inside the sequence.

$ FROMGENBANK file.txt

CHOPUP does nothing useful here since Genbank files are already nicely
formatted.  But if you feed a Genbank file to REFORMAT it assumes its
looking at a GCG file, scans until it hits the first "..", and then tries
to format everything after that as sequence. 


David Mathog
mathog at seqaxp.bio.caltech.edu
Manager, sequence analysis facility, biology division, Caltech 

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