[Biococoa-dev] Reading blast formatted files

Koen van der Drift kvddrift at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 11 06:18:19 EDT 2006

On Aug 11, 2006, at 3:43 AM, Davide Cittaro wrote:

> I'm thinking about reading the code of fastacmd utility instead of  
> formatdb, as fastacmd does read blast formatted databases and can  
> extract some info (whole sequences, accession numbers only, get  
> only a sequence or the entire database...). I'll take a look then  
> to the source code, then


BioCocoa can read fasta files, even with multiple entries.  But maybe  
blast formatted databases have a different format. Maybe you could  
point to an example file, so we can see how to implement it?

- Koen.

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