[ensembl-dev] Is there an is_circular flag stored somewhere for sequences

Uma Maheswari uma at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Sep 15 09:17:25 BST 2010


The seq regions can be set to circular using attrib_type called 
circular_seq.  They are set in the table seq_region_attrib


Hervé Pagès wrote:attrib_type
> Hi,
> I'm new to Ensembl and I've started to look at the db schema to see
> if it stores the information I need for my project.
> One thing I need to know is whether the sequences described in
> the 'seq_region' table are circular or not.
> For example, given its name (MT) I know that sequence with
> seq_region_id 100965601 (from homo_sapiens 59) is circular but
> I'm wondering if this information is actually stored somewhere.
> I've been looking at many connected tables but with no success.
> Any hints would be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
> H.

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