- Object-oriented parsing of biological databases with PythonC Ramu
European Molecular Biological Laboratory, Meyerhofstrasse 1, Postfach 10 2209, Heidelberg, Germany
Bioinformatics 16:628-38. 2000..While database activities in the biological area are increasing rapidly, rather little is done in the area of parsing them in a simple and object-oriented way...
- SIR: a simple indexing and retrieval system for biological flat file databasesC Ramu
European Molecular Biological Laboratory, 1, Meyerhofstrasse, Postfach 10 2209, Heidelberg, Germany
Bioinformatics 17:756-8. 2001..SIR is a cross-platform solution entirely written in Python. Since the package is very small and installation is trivial, this would be an ideal solution for database providers to provide a custom retrieval tool to access them...
- Gene2EST: a BLAST2 server for searching expressed sequence tag (EST) databases with eukaryotic gene-sized queriesC Gemund
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Postfach 10 2209, 69012 Heidelberg, Germany
Nucleic Acids Res 29:1272-7. 2001..Gene2EST combines these components into a Web resource targeted at the researcher who wishes to study one or a few genes to a high level of detail...