[BiO BB] Re: Quickly retrieving cross-referenced records

Sheng Wang bsmagic at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 01:45:54 EST 2006

Why not use Entrez Batch Retrieval Service:

> Subject: Re: [BiO BB] Re: Quickly retrieving cross-referenced records
> from NCBI
> The quickest way is UCSC table browser, batch retreive. Read up on
> that.
> On 12/12/06, Dale Richardson <dalesan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> Forgive me for posting, but this question is hard to condense into a
>> good google search.  I am wondering if there is a quick way to batch
>> retrieve all coding sequences (mRNA sequences) linked to a particular
>> NCBI RefSeq Protein identifier.  For example, if I have a list of 10
>> sequences with the following protein refseq IDs:
>> XP_698519.1
>> XP_697978.1
>> and so on..
>> How can I retrieve the cross-referenced XM_ identifiers for the
>> coding sequences based on such protein accessions?  Must one write
>> some kind of script to accomplish this or is there a quicker way?
>> thanks,
>> dale richardson
>> university of cologne

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