Local FASTA search with multiple sequences

Rimas Rimantas.Plaipa at gf.vu.lt
Fri Mar 16 04:22:36 EST 2001


"William R. Pearson" wrote:
> 
> Rimantas.Plaipa at gf.vu.lt (Rimas) writes:
> 
> > MarkMcClain wrote:
> > >
> > > I am interested in performing multiple FASTA searches on a local machine
> > > (Mac or PC, possibly Linux) using a local database. When I submit a file
> > > containing multiple sequences in FASTA format, (">string", sequence,
> > > ">string2", sequence2...), the program does not recognize the beginning of a
> > > new sequence and simply concatenates the two sequences to perform the
> > > search. When I use the same file as input into BLAST, each sequence is
> > > recognized as I intended.
> > >
> 
> If you can search with FASTA with multiple fasta query sequences, you are not
> using the standard FASTA package on a Mac or PC.  None of the programs that
> I distribute on those platforms work for multiple queries.
> 

Oh, seems I misunderstood the question. 
Sorry for misleading comments.

-- 
Rimas

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