afetch [options] alignmentdb key
- afetch - retrieve an alignment from an alignment
afetch --index alignmentdb
retrieves the alignment named key
from an alignment
database in file alignmentdb.
is a "multiple multiple alignment" file in
Stockholm (e.g. native Pfam) format.
is either the name (ID) of the alignment, or its accession number
file should first be SSI indexed with afetch
for efficient retrieval. An SSI index is not required, but
alignment retrieval without one may be painfully slow.
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all options, including expert options.
- Instead of retrieving a key, the special command
afetch --index alignmentdb produces an SSI index of the
names and accessions of the alignments in the file alignmentdb.
This should be run once on the alignmentdb file to prepare it for
all future afetch's.
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