rd at sanger.ac.uk
Tue Nov 21 04:41:24 EST 2000
> I am using acedb for annotation. I was wondering if there is a way to
> update the dna sequence for a clone, to add more to it, while preserving
> the existing annotations. I have done it in the past by hand, changing
> all the froms and tos, but it is a royal pain. Is there a nice way to
> do that? If I just delete the DNA sequence and add the new one, will
> the annotation be automatically updated?
Sadly the answer to the last question is no. Not unless the
coordinates remain the same. You have to keep track and remap
coordinates yourself. There is some code that does some of this, but
as so often it is not complete and doesn't do it right, so can't be
exposed to the world.
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