[Bioperl-l] Caching sequences
bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Oct 27 08:35:13 EDT 2006
Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
> I have a script that is capable of downloading sequences from GenBank
> based on GI numbers. I retrieve them if fasta format in order to save
> bandwidth, but I'd like to take this one step further and cache the
> sequences in case the user want to rerun the script using some of the
> GI's they used previously.
> Does anyone have any guidance on how best to do this?
You'd probably write the sequences out in some suitable format and
access them via Bio::Index
Or, I'm sure bioperl-db excels at this kind of thing, but is a little
more involved if this is only a simple situation.
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