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NAME ^

Bio::LiveSeq::ChainI - Double linked chain data structure

SYNOPSIS ^

  #documentation needed

DESCRIPTION ^

This class generates and manipulates generic double linked list, chain, that can be used to manage biological sequences.

The advantages over strings or plain arrays is the ease of tracking changes (mutations) in the elements (sequence). The other side of the coin is that these structures need consideraly more memory, but that is cheap and constantly inceasing resource in computers.

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  bioperl-l@bioperl.org                  - General discussion
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Support

Please direct usage questions or support issues to the mailing list:

bioperl-l@bioperl.org

rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will be able look at the problem and quickly address it. Please include a thorough description of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to the Bioperl bug tracking system to help us keep track the bugs and their resolution. Bug reports can be submitted via the web:

  https://github.com/bioperl/bioperl-live/issues

AUTHOR - Joseph A.L. Insana ^

Email: Insana@ebi.ac.uk, jinsana@gmx.net

APPENDIX ^

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

new

  Title   : new
  Usage   : $chain = Bio::LiveSeq::ChainI->new(-string => "thequickbrownfoxjumpsoverthelazydog",
                                             -offset => 3 );
         OR $chain = Bio::LiveSeq::ChainI->new(-array => \@array,
                                             -offset => 3 );
  Function: generates a new Bio::LiveSeq:ChainI
  Returns : a new Chain
  Args    : string
         OR arrayreference
        AND optional offset to create element labels
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