[Biopython-dev] Adding overall coverage to blast-xml
jaytee00 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 21:02:47 UTC 2017
It is indeed qcovs, I was stuck using XML, didn't investigate that before.
I haven't looked into the SearchIO version yet, but I assume it won't be
more difficult to implement there so I'm happy to commit to that.
On 11 September 2017 at 21:14, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi John, CC Bow,
> Is this information in any of the BLAST output formats?
> I suspect you are talking about recreating one or more
> of the coverage fields which can be requested in the
> BLAST csv or tabular output files formats? i.e. qcovs
> or qcovhsp perhaps?
> If so, I can see a rational for computing this for the
> BLAST XML parsing... although given we'd like to
> push people towards SearchIO (which supports the
> BLAST tabular format as well), doing it there might
> make more sense than in NCBIXML?
> On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:40 PM, John T <jaytee00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've written a script that calculates the overall coverage for all HSP
> in an
> > alignment, like that given on the BLAST homepage. Would it make sense to
> > this to Bio.Blast.Record.Alignment (and/or the BlastIO equivalent)? It's
> > something that's explicitly defined in the XML and so may be out of
> > but it is something that's given in the website version of BLAST results
> > people might reasonably expect it to be there. I'd add it as a @property
> > it as only calculated when required.
> > I've never tried contributing to an open source project before so I
> > want to dive in and do something stupid.
> > Cheers,
> > John
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