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bp_find-blast-matches.pl - extract DNA sequences based on BLAST hits

BP_FIND-BLAST-MATCHES(1p) User Contributed Perl Documentation BP_FIND-BLAST-MATCHES(1p)

NAME

bp_find-blast-matches.pl - extract DNA sequences based on BLAST hits

SYNOPSIS

bp_find-blast-matches.pl [-h -e -p -5 -n -o -3 -header] -blast <BLAST_FILE> -fasta <FASTA_FILE>

OPTIONS

Mandatory:

-blast
BLAST output file to read from. The alignment should use the file specified by '-fasta' option ideally
-fasta
FASTA file to read from. This is where the sequence will be extracted from

Optional:

-h
Displays this help message
-e
Maximum e-value for matches (0.01 by default)
-p
Number of base pairs of 5' region to be included with the sequence
-5
Number of base pairs of 5' region only, excluding the regular sequence
-3
Number of base pairs of 3' region only, excluding the regular sequence
-n
Number of top hits to display, starting with the best hit
-o
Exact match to display (this option can't be used in conjunction with '-n'
-header
The FASTA header to display instead of the default

DESCRIPTION

This script takes a BLAST output file and a FASTA file as arguments, given after the '-blast' and '-fasta' options respectively. The BLAST output file should have been generated with your sequence of interest and the FASTA file supplied as an argument. Example: find-blast-matches.pl -blast BLAST_FILE -fasta FASTA_FILE
It parses through the BLAST file to check for high quality matches, which are then searched for in the FASTA file. The sequence may vary from you candidate sequence, hence the BLAST search prior.
The sequence from the FASTA file is then displayed to STDOUT. Optional arguments can be used, such as to extract the 5' or 3' region.

AUTHOR

Gabriel Abud - <gabriel.jabud-at-gmail.com>

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EDIT HISTORY

2014-08-04 - Gabriel Abud
First features added

DEPENDANCIES

Getopt::long, Pod::Usage, Bio::SearchIO, Bio::Seq, Bio::SeqIO, Bio::Perl, File::Basename
2017-08-30 perl v5.26.0