[Biodevelopers] BIND API

Dan Bolser dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Wed Feb 23 17:32:57 EST 2005

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005, rich wrote:

>Hi, i can't seem to find any bioperl modules and i'm pretty sure the 
>seqhound api doesn't deal with the BIND database. Anyone got any neat 
>automated way of querying the db
>short of downloading the text files form the BIND site,

I have been using the text files to build a local mysql instance of the
BIND data. I found this a very useful and convenient way to construct
complex queries over the data.

If you like I can give you my perl parsers and schema, as I worked quite
hard to document the 'build' pipeline (although it is all manually
executed in about 5-10 steps).


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