newseq allows you to type a sequence into a file in a quick and easy manner.
Type in a short sequence to the file mycc.pep in EMBL format:
% newseq Type in a short new sequence. Output sequence [outfile.fasta]: embl::mycc.pep Name of the sequence: cytoc Description of the sequence: fragment of cytochrome C Type of sequence N : Nucleic P : Protein Type of sequence [N]: p Enter the sequence: KKKEERADLIAY
Display the resulting new file:
% more mycc.pep ID cytoc STANDARD; PRT; 12 AA. DE fragment of cytochrome C SQ SEQUENCE 12 AA; 1464 MW; 2BF1DB53 CRC32; KKKEERADLI AY //