Formatting Problems: Genbank --> GCG

Conrad Halling chhall at bb1t.monsanto.com
Wed Apr 20 14:05:02 EST 1994

In article <2p1qn4$4gu at gaia.ucs.orst.edu>, masrelia at ava.bcc.orst.edu (Malin
Masreliez) wrote:

> Has anyone had any problems reformatting Genbank release 82.0
> for GCG?  When I ran the genbanktogcg command, I got a series
> of errors that prevented the database from formatting
> properly.

The errors you see are usually caused by incomplete files.  It is likely
that your ftp connection broke before the file was downloaded completely. 
We usually have this happen to at least one of the files when we download a
new version of GenBank, and this also occurs occasionally during the daily

Otherwise, we had no problem downloading and converting GenBank 82.0.

Conrad Halling
Computational Molecular Biologist
Monsanto Co., St. Louis

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