[Bioperl-l] fetch dna seqs from genbank protein ids

Albert Vilella avilella at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 04:28:34 EST 2008


Hi bioperlers,

Got a question here:

>I have a bunch of protein sequences in multi-FastA with their
>accession numbers in the header and I want to retrieve their
>corresponding nucleotide sequences and nucleotide accession numbers.
>I can't seem to find a way to do it. I am looking at eUtils on the
>NCBI site, but they only do really simple stuff.

I had a look at the fetch example scripts, and I could fetch proteins
from Genbank,
but I don't see a clear connection between the protein sequence and
the DNA sequence.
Is this a DBlink? Which type?

Cheers,

    Albert.


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