[Bioperl-l] about tblastn and strand
dimitark at bii.a-star.edu.sg
Mon Nov 15 21:44:15 EST 2010
i have a simple question. How exactly is defined on which strand is
located a certain HSP in tblastn? I know it is used the strand function
but i would like to know how is implemented. I ask cos here i made a
perl script using bioperl but other people want to implement it in Java.
In the output of tblastn there is no strand string only frame+ or
frame-. Do you just take the + or - to determine on which strand is the HSP?
Thank you for your time and help.
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