Dear all,

recently I got an error when downloading sequences in R using MacOS 10.12 (but 
no problem when using WIndows 7). I was using the function read.GenBank in 
package ape and pretty sure my laptop was connecting to the internet. Following 
is how the error looks like:

R version 3.3.2 (2016-10-31) -- "Sincere Pumpkin Patch"
Copyright (C) 2016 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0 (64-bit)
[ GUI 1.68 (7288) x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0]

> library(ape)
> read.GenBank("U15717")
Error in file(file, "r") : cannot open the connection

Does anybody know how to solve this problem?

All the best

Ting-Wen Chen
J.F. Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology
Georg August University Goettingen
Berliner Str. 28
D-37073 Goettingen, Germany
Tel: +49-55139-10943

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