[Bioperl-l] genbank parsing of multiple 'function' tags within primary tag

Fields, Christopher J cjfields at illinois.edu
Thu Sep 8 11:32:21 EDT 2011


On Sep 8, 2011, at 10:27 AM, Peter Cock wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 3:44 PM, galeb abu-ali <abualiga2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I'm parsing a genbank file with Bio::SeqIO and am stuck on instances of
>> multiple tags within a primary tag.  E.g., when there are several 'function'
>> tag-values within a 'CDS' primary tag, I don't know how to link those
>> 'function' tag-values to a particular 'locus_tag'.
> 
> Do you have GenBank features with multiple locus_tag qualifiers?
> That would be very unusual...
> 
> Peter

Agreed; in order to clarify what you mean, I think we would need to see the record in question to get a better idea of the problem.

chris


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