Category Archives: Code

Biopython 1.58 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.58 are available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). A new interface and parsers for the PAML (Phylogenetic Analysis by Maximum Likelihood) package of … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.57 released

The Biopython community is pleased to announce the release of Biopython 1.57. Source distributions and Windows installers are available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index. Bio.SeqIO now includes an index_db() function which … Continue reading

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OBF and Google Summer of Code 2011

Google announced today the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code! Continue reading

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OBF Redmine server now available

The OBF now has a sparkly new Redmine instance running on Amazon EC2, thanks to efforts from Chris Dagdigian and Jason Stajich (with some admin help from yours truly).  Bugs and user names (along with email contacts) from our old Bugzilla … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.56 released

The Biopython team is pleased to release Biopython 1.56, almost exactly three months after our last stable release (Biopython 1.55). The Bio.SeqIO module has been updated to support protein EMBL files (used for the patents database), IMGT files (a variant … Continue reading

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Biopython dropping Python 2.4 Support?

The forthcoming Biopython 1.56 release is planned to be our last release to support Python 2.4. If you would be negatively affected us dropping support for Python 2.4, please let us know as soon as possible. Continue reading

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BioRuby 1.4.1 released

We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.4.1. This new release fixes bugs existed in 1.4.0 and new features are added. Here is a brief summary of changes.

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Biopython 1.55 released

The Biopython team is proud to announce Biopython 1.55, a new stable release, about three months after our last stable release (Biopython 1.54) and the beta release earlier in August. A lot of work has been towards Python 3 support … Continue reading

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BioRuby paper published

After 10 years of development, the BioRuby paper is finally published in the Bioinformatics journal.  The article is open access, so please take a look. BioRuby: Bioinformatics software for the Ruby programming language Naohisa Goto, Pjotr Prins, Mitsuteru Nakao, Raoul … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.55 beta released

We’ve just released a beta of Biopython 1.55 for user testing. Since Biopython 1.54 was released three months ago, we’ve made a good start on work for Python 3 support (via the 2to3 script), but as a side effect of … Continue reading

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