Bio::ClusterIO::unigene(3) UniGene input stream


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


This object reads from Unigene *.data files downloaded from It does not download and decompress the file, you have to do that yourself.


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


 Title   : next_cluster
 Usage   : $unigene = $stream->next_cluster()
 Function: returns the next unigene in the stream
 Returns : Bio::Cluster::UniGene object
 Args    : NONE