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REDATA(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian REDATA(1e)


redata - Retrieve information from REBASE restriction enzyme database


redata -enzyme string -isoschizomers boolean -references boolean -suppliers  boolean -outfile  outfile

redata -help


redata is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Nucleic:Restriction" command group(s).


Input section

-enzyme string
Enter the name of the restriction enzyme that you wish to get details of. The names often have a 'I' in them - this is a capital 'i', not a '1' or an 'l'. The names are case-independent ('AaeI' is the same as 'aaei') Default value: BamHI

Output section

-isoschizomers boolean
Show other enzymes with this specificity. (Isoschizomers) Default value: Y

-references boolean

Default value: Y

-suppliers boolean

Default value: Y

-outfile outfile


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


redata is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0