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NAME ^

Bio::SeqFeature::Tools::IDHandler - maps $seq_feature->primary_tag

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Bio::SeqIO;
  use Bio::SeqFeature::Tools::IDHandler;

DESCRIPTION ^

Class to map $seq_feature->primary_tag

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AUTHOR - Chris Mungall ^

Email: cjm@fruitfly.org

APPENDIX ^

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

new

 Title   : new
 Usage   : $unflattener = Bio::SeqFeature::Tools::IDHandler->new();
 Function: constructor
 Example : 
 Returns : a new Bio::SeqFeature::Tools::IDHandler
 Args    : see below

set_ParentIDs_from_hierarchy()

 Title   : set_ParentIDs_from_hierarchy()
 Usage   : $idhandler->set_ParentIDs_from_hierarchy($fholder)
 Function: populates tags Parent and ID via holder hierarchy
 Example :
 Returns : 
 Args    : Bio::featureHolderI (either a SeqFeature or a Seq)

This is mainly for GFF3 export

GFF3 uses the tags ID and Parent to represent the feature containment hierarchy; it does NOT use the feature holder tree

This method sets Parent (and ID for any parents not set) based on feature holder/containement hierarchy, ready for GFF3 output

create_hierarchy_from_ParentIDs

 Title   : create_hierarchy_from_ParentIDs
 Usage   : $idhandler->set_ParentIDs_from_hierarchy($fholder)
 Function: inverse of set_ParentIDs_from_hierarchy
 Example :
 Returns : list of top SeqFeatures
 Args    :

generate_unique_persistent_id

 Title   : generate_unique_persistent_id
 Usage   :
 Function: generates a unique and persistent identifier for this
 Example :
 Returns : value of primary_id (a scalar)
 Args    :

Will generate an ID, and set primary_id() (see above)

The ID is a string generated from

  seq_id
  primary_tag
  start
  end

There are three underlying assumptions: that all the above accessors are set; that seq_id is a persistent and unique identifier for the sequence containing this feature; and that

  (seq_id, primary_tag, start, end) 

is a "unique constraint" over features

The ID is persistent, so long as none of these values change - if they do, it is considered a separate entity

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