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QGB: A System for Querying Sequence Database Fields and Features

Summary: QGB: A System for Querying Sequence
Database Fields and Features
G. Christian Overton , Je rey S. Aaronson, Juergen Haas, Julie Adams
Department of Genetics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Room 475, Clinical Research Building
422 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6145
Internet: coverton@cbil.humgen.upenn.edu
Running Head: Sequence Database Query Language
Keywords: query language, logic grammar, parsers, biosequence database
In Computational
Biology, 1(1),
1994, pp. 3 - 13
We have developed a general system, QGB, for performing complex queries on the informa-
tion in the DDBJ/EMBL/GenBank databases, including queries over the structural features of
sequences implied in the FEATURE TABLE. Queries are formed in an SQL-like syntax with
language extensions to support complex types (e.g., sets, ordered sets and records) appropriate


Source: Adams, Julie A. - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University


Collections: Engineering; Computer Technologies and Information Sciences