[BioC] Annotate blastSequences Returns No Result

Dario Strbenac dstr7320 at uni.sydney.edu.au
Mon Aug 19 04:00:16 CEST 2013

Thanks. That worked, although there is no description or score returned with the results. It must still be at an early stage of development, which I wasn't expecting in the release branch of a package.

From: Martin Morgan [mtmorgan at fhcrc.org]
Sent: Monday, 19 August 2013 12:07 AM
To: Dario Strbenac
Cc: bioconductor at r-project.org
Subject: Re: [BioC] Annotate blastSequences Returns No Result

On 08/18/2013 02:00 AM, Dario Strbenac wrote:
> Hello,
> The function blastSequences in the package Annotate isn't returning anything
> for the following example, a sequence from the beginning of GAPDH in the
> human genome reference sequence.
>> "nr/nt")

the database is "nr", not "nr/nt"; it seems like the code isn't checking the
result for an error, just not finding any results.


> list()
> I think my issue is I don't understand the format of the database argument,
> because I can provide nonsense names for the database, and it doesn't give an
> error for those. The help file doesn't contain enough detail. Can the
> documentation be clarified ?
> I am also interested in the argument "filter" for which there is only a blank
> space.
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