Jean-Loup Risler asked:
> Does there exist somewhere a program that, starting from EPD, will
> generate a GCG-formatted databank? In other words, a program that will
> use the infos in EPD to fetch all the relevant items from EMBL and write
> them into a usable file? In this way I could run a FASTA against EPD ....
No single program exists to do this (that I know of), but running
the proper sequence of GCG programs will create the desired dataset.
Instructions are available with the EPD files at NCBI:
There are instructions for both VMS and Unix. It worked for me the
one time I tried it, a year or two ago.
Columbia-Presbyterian Cancer Center Computing Facility
mark at cuccfa.ccc.columbia.edu