[Bioperl-l] Gene Type in Entrez gene?

Carnë Draug carandraug+dev at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 09:18:04 EDT 2011

On 28 September 2011 07:03, Jill <jillianrowe91286 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am using the Bio::DB::Eutilities module to download gene sequences
> based on a query.
> <code>
> [...]
> }
> </code>
> Then I go on to use genbank to download the sequences based on the
> chromosome splice. For what I have it works great. But I am trying to
> get to the gene type (either protein coding or pseudo) as well. I can
> see it in the summary on the Entrez Gene sight, but can't get to it
> through bioperl. When I have it print out all the contents of the
> summary it doesn't show up there either.
> Any help?

Hi Jill,

there's already a script in bioperl that does what you want, it's just
not part of the current stable release. You can get it here


You can download the script alone, it will work fine in previous
releases of bioperl, no need to write another one.

Carnë Draug

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