[BiO BB] program for sequence length

Pedro Fernandes pfern at igc.gulbenkian.pt
Fri May 7 03:56:55 EDT 2010

Try INFOSEQ (Gary Williams), a program available with the EMBOSS package

Command line:

infoseq -sequence=your.fasta   -only -length -auto

EMBOSS is installed in many places and has open source.

I agree, do not reinvent the wheel!


Pedro Fernandes
Centro Português de Bioinformática
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência
Apartado 14

Quoting Pankaj Khurana <pkhurana08 at gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
> I have a few 1000 fasta files. I would like to get the list showing the
> sequence name and their respective lengths.
> Is there a program for this?
> I can write one but why reinvent the wheel.
> Thanking all in advance
> Regards,
> Pankaj
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