If you need to split the file you can use the EMBOSS application
(using -feature to retain feature information).
On 12/2/10 3:27 PM, "j.vandevossenb...@science.ru.nl"
> Dear all,
> I am annotating a genome that is not closed. This is not unusual. In the
> beginning I added the contigs from a fasta file and each contig got the
> key "fasta_record". Unfortunately that is not the official Feature Key,
> which gives me troubles when I export the data in EMBL or Genbank format.
> The workaround is to rename this key to "source", but then all contigs are
> seen as part of a contiguous sequence.
> This is not an unusual situation. Is there a key to identify stretches of
> DNA as independent contigs? Or is there a way to export annotated Artemis
> or EMBL/Genbank data (that have cost a lot of time to annotate) as
> separated contigs without losing the annotation?
> Thanks for your help,
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