Ewan Birney

NAME

Bio::Variation::IO::flat - flat file sequence variation input/output stream

SYNOPSIS

Do not use this module directly. Use it via the Bio::Variation::IO class.

DESCRIPTION

This object can transform Bio::Variation::SeqDiff objects to and from flat file databases. The format used is EMBL like extension of what is used by the "EBI Mutation Checker" at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/cgi-bin/mutations/check.cgi and will eventually replace it.

More information of the attributes and values use can be found at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/mutations/recommendations/.

FEEDBACK

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AUTHOR - Heikki Lehvaslaiho

Email: heikki@ebi.ac.uk Address:

     EMBL Outstation, European Bioinformatics Institute
     Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton
     Cambs. CB10 1SD, United Kingdom 

APPENDIX

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

next

 Title   : next
 Usage   : $haplo = $stream->next()
 Function: returns the next seqDiff in the stream
 Returns : Bio::Variation::SeqDiff object
 Args    : NONE

write

 Title   : write
 Usage   : $stream->write(@seqDiffs)
 Function: writes the $seqDiff object into the stream
 Returns : 1 for success and 0 for error
 Args    : Bio::Variation::SeqDiff object