Parser for ASN.1 or GenBank?

Jonathan Epstein Jonathan_Epstein at nih.gov
Tue Aug 24 13:48:16 EST 1999


Try:
  perl -MCPAN install Bundle::Convert::BER

Haven't tried it myself.  Please let me know if you have any success.

- Jonathan


Arne Mueller wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I'm looking for some free software to parse GenBank flat file format or
> better ASN.1 format. Is there any perl or better python module available
> to read in an ASN.1 file and to presnet all the information in a
> datastructure (hashes, lists, objects whatever ...)?
>
> I'm interested in genomic ORFs but flat FASTA amino acid files do not
> provide enough information for my purpose, also I'd like (have) to
> automize most of the dataprocessing. I know there must be a parser
> (written in C) included in the NCBI toolkit but I'd like to have
> something written in perl or python.
>
>         Any suggestions,
>         Thanks alot,
>
>         Arne
>
> --
> Arne Mueller
> Biomolecular Modelling Laboratory
> Imperial Cancer Research Fund
> 44 Lincoln's Inn Fields
> London WC2A 3PX, U.K.
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