Category: "Job Notes"

Sanger Web-Proxy

November 20th, 2008
If you work at the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute and would like to browse web pages at home the same way you do at work, here is how to set it up: You need an ssh login, open a terminal window and connect like this ssh… more »


April 21st, 2008
The Consensus CoDing Sequence (CCDS) project is a collaborative effort to identify a core set of human and mouse protein coding regions that are consistently annotated and of high quality. The long term goal is to support convergence towards a standard… more »

Coding Phases / Frames

April 17th, 2008
The phase (or sometimes called frame) gives information on how to translate individual parts of a gene, the coding exons. Phases 1 & 2 have a different definition in GFF and EnsEMBL format! In EnsEMBL, the phase is defined for exon objects like this:… more »

GFF Format

April 3rd, 2008
Information about working with the Generic (General) Feature Format GFF is a file format used for describing genes and other features of DNA, RNA and protein sequences. It's useful for describing the localization of elements in the genome. The latest… more »