Aaron J. Mackey
amackey at pcbi.upenn.edu
Mon Nov 29 08:58:51 EST 2004
If you try again late at night (meaning late at night EST), you may get
all 5000 hits; NCBI seems to have implemented a limit of 500 entries in
batch retrieval when network load is already high, but you may be
successful during non-peak hours ...
On Nov 29, 2004, at 4:26 AM, Wuming Gong wrote:
> Hi Mona,
> I have met the same kind of problem. You may pull down the sequences
> once by less than 500 and It works.
> On Thu, 04 Nov 2004 21:12:40 -0700, Ligia Mateiu <lmateiu at ualberta.ca>
>> Hi all,
>> I used a query for which exists >5000 hits in Genbank, but my code
>> retrieved just the very fist 500.
>> Any idea why?
>> Thanks a lot,
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