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In Biopython, sequences are usually held as a Seq object, which holds the sequence string and an associated alphabet.
 
In Biopython, sequences are usually held as a Seq object, which holds the sequence string and an associated alphabet.
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There is a whole chapter in the [http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/tutorial/Tutorial.html Tutorial] on the Seq object.
  
 
If you need to store additional information like a sequence identifer or name, or even more details like a description or annotation, then we use a [[SeqRecord]] object instead. These are the sequence record used by the [[SeqIO]] module for reading and writing sequence files.
 
If you need to store additional information like a sequence identifer or name, or even more details like a description or annotation, then we use a [[SeqRecord]] object instead. These are the sequence record used by the [[SeqIO]] module for reading and writing sequence files.

Revision as of 21:27, 30 October 2007

In Biopython, sequences are usually held as a Seq object, which holds the sequence string and an associated alphabet.

There is a whole chapter in the Tutorial on the Seq object.

If you need to store additional information like a sequence identifer or name, or even more details like a description or annotation, then we use a SeqRecord object instead. These are the sequence record used by the SeqIO module for reading and writing sequence files.

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