Ewan Birney

NAME

Bio::Tree::AlleleNode - DESCRIPTION of Object

SYNOPSIS

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DESCRIPTION

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AUTHOR - Jason Stajich

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APPENDIX

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

new

 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = new Bio::Tree::AlleleNode();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::Tree::AlleleNode object 
 Returns : Bio::Tree::AlleleNode
 Args    :

add_alleles

 Title   : add_alleles
 Usage   : $node->add_alleles($mkr,@alleles);
 Function: Adds allele(s) for $mkr, @alleles can be a single or 
           multiple alleles. If the same marker is added more than one, the 
           previous value will be overwritten with a warning.
 Returns : none
 Args    : $marker => marker name
           @alleles => alleles for the marker

get_alleles

 Title   : get_alleles
 Usage   : my @alleles = $node->get_alleles($marker);
 Function: Return the alleles for a marker $marker
 Returns : Array of Alleles for a marker or empty array
 Args    : $marker name

get_marker_names

 Title   : get_marker_names
 Usage   : my @names =$node->get_marker_names();
 Function: Return the names of the markers that have been added to this node
 Returns : List of Marker Names
 Args    : none

purge_markers

 Title   : purge_markers
 Usage   : $node->purge_markers;
 Function: Reset the markers and alleles
 Returns : none
 Args    : none