[Bioperl-l] blast database names

Caroline Johnston johnston at biochem.ucl.ac.uk
Mon Nov 19 09:46:03 EST 2007


On Mon, 19 Nov 2007, Chris Fields wrote:

> Here's a recent list (don't know if it's up-to-date):
>
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/staff/tao/URLAPI/remote_blastdblist.html

Thanks. Perhaps I missed something in the docs, but I don't think I've
quite understood how this is supposed to work. I'm trying to blast primer
sequences against the ref genome sequence. Should I be using ref_contig?
How can I limit the blast to a single species?

cheers,
Cass.


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