[Bioperl-l] Genbank file : bad features (tag) order with /translation

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 3 12:00:01 EDT 2011

2011/8/3 Maxime Déraspe <maximilien1er at gmail.com>:
>> Why do you care about the order?
> Hi Peter,
> I care about the order for the submission to ncbi.

Do the NCBI have some guidelines which ask for a particular order?

> But I guess they
> will reformat the file before getting it in their database.

They seem to generate the official GenBank files from their
database - so I doubt the input order matters.

> It's also
> visually better when the translation of the protein comes in the end
> of the annotation for the CDS and not before /product, /note ....

I do see your point, but if that were the only motivation I wouldn't
want to make generating GenBank output any more complicated
than it already is.

> Anyway maybe I'll reformat the file in sequin table for a direct
> submission to ncbi with sequin.
> Thank you.
> Max


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