Weak Genebank Searches?
graham at biodec.wustl.edu
Tue Dec 10 08:26:50 EST 1996
Perhaps I have not learned the proper syntax, but my attempts to
retrieve Genebank sequences based on keywords (eg. mouse rrn) have
always resulted in what seems to be a biased random sample of entries
containing these terms. I feel very lucky if I am able to find what I
want among the "O items matched, O items retrieved", which usually
consists of a collection of related or irrelevant items.
Has anyone devolped a Web interface that will allow more advanced
searches? Say "mouse and rrn only"?
How come some entries will never be found unless searched by an already
known acession number (or is that my imagination)?
Anyone else ready for a nice 90's upgrade to mailed search queries?
Please E-mail me copies of responses. Thanks,
J. Graham PhD
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