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Transfac is the transcription factor binding site database. It is available by anonymous FTP.3.11 Unpacking the distribution reveals a file called site.dat. This is the one EMBOSS needs.

Run tfextract to extract the data from TRANSFAC.

% tfextract
Extract data from TRANSFAC
Full pathname of transfac SITE.DAT: /databases/transfac/site.dat

tfscan can now access the TRANSFAC database.

Peter Rice 2007-04-26