Bio::SeqFeature::Gene::UTR(3) A feature representing an untranslated region


See documentation of methods


A UTR is a Bio::SeqFeature::Gene::ExonI compliant object that is non-coding, and can be either 5' or 3' in a transcript.


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This is based on the Gene Structure scaffolding erected by Hilmar Lapp ([email protected]).


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


 Title   : new
 Usage   :
 Function: We override the constructor here to set is_coding to false
           unless explicitly overridden.
 Example :
 Returns : 
 Args    :


 Title   : primary_tag
 Usage   : $tag = $feat->primary_tag()
 Function: Returns the primary tag for a feature,
           eg 'utr5prime'.  This method insures that 5prime/3prime information
           is uniformly stored
 Returns : a string 
 Args    : none