Download NCBI Protein Sequences

For a project I have been working on lately I wanted to download all archaeal gyrA sequences from NCBI and make a blast database out of them. I searched up and down the internet for a curl (or wget) solution, but didn’t find anything that did exactly what I wanted.... [Read More]
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Sourmash compare vs. MDS plot for RNAseq data

The DIB lab has recently been spending a lot of time with sourmash. This tool adapts the MinHash approach [1] to compare nucleotide sequences to each other. My first project when I joined the lab was to evaluate how well sourmash compare performs with RNA-seq data [2]. [Read More]
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