Program to remove POLY A tail

Gary Williams gwilliam at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Tue Apr 9 12:53:35 EST 2002


In article <ed69d552.0204072302.608254e3 at posting.google.com>,
storm <logicstorm at arabia.com> wrote:
>Does anyone knows a program that will remove the polyA tail from a list of sequences
>
>Thanks
>


'trimest' in EMBOSS does a very quick-and-dirty trim.
http://www.uk.embnet.org/Software/EMBOSS/Apps/trimest.html

The EMBOSS homepage is:
http://www.uk.embnet.org/Software/EMBOSS/

'trimest' does not currently check for the presence of the nuclear
polyadenylation signal 'AAAUUAA' - I should probably add this check at
some time. 

Regards,
Gary




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