[Bioperl-l] script to load ITIS taxonomy

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Jun 11 08:24:50 EDT 2007


On Jun 11, 2007, at 6:30 AM, Hilmar Lapp wrote:

> Hi all -
>
> I added a script to load the ITIS taxonomy (www.itis.gov) into the
> phylodb module. It is called load_itis_taxonomy.pl and is in the
> scripts/ directory.
>
> It is independent of BioPerl right now (the ITIS download is either a
> MS SQL Server or an Informix dump - no kidding), but I'm hoping that
> at some point support for this can be integrated into Bio::TreeIO.
>
> 	-hilmar
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I second the TreeIO support.  Anyone up for it?

chris


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