BIOSPHA - Taxonomy search

TaxSearch is a perl script to search for a complete taxonomic classification using a GI number, TAXID or scientific name.

It runs on a shell and need some additional database to  run correctly.

To run TaxSearch:

To search for taxonomy classification of Homo sapiens

LINUX:> perl -n "homo sapiens"

To search for classification of a GI number you may

LINUX:> perl -g 220941669 -t -c

The result will be the complete taxonomic classificaton (due to -t option) and the common name list (-c option)