I want to share an interesting finding about our research on exon/intron analysis of human evolutionary history.
PLINK is a whole genome association analysis toolset and to save time and space, you need to convert your data files to binary formats (BED, FAM, BIM) but of course when you need to view the files, you have to convert them back to non-binary formats (PED, MAP) to be able to open them in your text editor such as Notepad on Windows OS.
As a part of my project, I need to obtain exons and introns of certain genes. These genes are actually human genes that are determined for a specific reason that I will describe later when I explain my project. But for now, I want to share the way to obtain this information using (Perl) Ensembl API. Note that Ensembl has started a beautiful way (Ensembl REST API) of getting data but it is beta and it doesn’t provide exons / introns information. So we have to use Ensembl API.
There is a collection of color schemes for Geany as well.
Geany is a really nice text editor for Ubuntu. I would recommend it with TreeBrowser and some interface coding are color schemes.
First, install apache2:
On Terminal, run:
Using Terminal add this file: