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descseq - Alter the name or description of a sequence.

DESCSEQ(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian DESCSEQ(1e)


descseq - Alter the name or description of a sequence.


descseq -sequence sequence [-name string] [ -description  string] -append  boolean -outseq seqout
descseq -help


descseq is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Edit" command group(s).


Input section

-sequence sequence

Additional section

-name string
-description string

Advanced section

-append boolean
This allows you to append the name or description you have given on to the end of the existing name or description of the sequence. Default value: N

Output section

-outseq seqout


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


descseq is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0