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NAME ^

Bio::SeqEvolution::EvolutionI - the interface for evolving sequences

SYNOPSIS ^

    # not an instantiable class

DESCRIPTION ^

This is the interface that all classes that mutate sequence objects in constant fashion must implement. A good example is Bio::SeqEvolution::DNAPoint.

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AUTHOR ^

  Heikki Lehvaslaiho E<lt>heikki at bioperl dot orgE<gt>

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APPENDIX ^

The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _

annotation

 Title   : annotation
 Usage   : $obj->annotation($newval)
 Function: Get the annotation collection for this annotatable object.
 Example :
 Returns : a Bio::AnnotationCollectionI implementing object, or undef
 Args    : on set, new value (a Bio::AnnotationCollectionI
           implementing object, optional) (an implementation may not
           support changing the annotation collection)

See Bio::AnnotationCollectionI

seq

 Title   : seq
 Usage   : $obj->seq($newval)
 Function: Set the sequence object for the original sequence
 Returns : The sequence object
 Args    : newvalue (optional)

Setting this will reset mutation and generated mutation counters.

next_seq

  Title   : next_seq
  Usage   : $obj->next_seq
  Function: Evolve the reference sequence to desired level
  Returns : A new sequence object mutated from the reference sequence
  Args    : -

mutate

  Title   : mutate
  Usage   : $obj->mutate
  Function: mutate the sequence at the given location according to the model
  Returns : true
  Args    : integer, start location of the mutation, required argument

Called from next_seq().

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