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Q: Can I use ToFasta for multiple sequences?

Mike Cherry cherry at fafner.Stanford.EDU
Wed Sep 6 20:25:01 EST 1995


In article <42k5l5$17d3 at sat.ipp-garching.mpg.de>,
Andrei Lupas <lupas at genmic.biochem.mpg.de.> wrote:
>I was trying to group a number of sequences that I
>have in GCG format into a single file in Fasta
>format. I used the command:
>$ tofasta *.seq
>but the program could not handle that. Yet I know
>that this command format works for ToPir. I did not
>find any help in the manual. Am I missing something?
>
>Andrei Lupas
>Max Planck Institut fuer Biochemie, Martinsried
>lupas at vms.biochem.mpg.de

You just need to add the -outfile (or /output on VMS) option to put
all the sequences into one file.  My computer does the following three
times a week.

    tofasta -outfile=yeast_nrpep.fasta -nomon -in=nr_sc:* -def


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