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Searching databases with GCG and others

Christoph Gartmann GARTMANN at IMMUNBIO.MPG.DE
Fri Jan 14 06:58:54 EST 1994


In <pagilbert-130194100516 at 132.203.140.7> pagilbert at cti.ulaval.ca writes:

> 
> Is it possible to search PIR or other databases for sequence from a
> specific size (or a size range) from GCG?

Hmm,

in principle yes. I thought you could something like (VMS syntax)
  $ findpatterns/onestrand/pattern="<XX{198,198}X>"
This should give sequences with 200 bases in length. Unfortunately it doesn't
work. After a few tests I found that FindPatterns doesn't like both, a begin
and a end constraint together.

Thus, I fear you can't do it with GCG unless they fix this behaviour/bug(?).

Regards
  Christoph Gartmann


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