SYNOPSISDo not use this module directly. Use it via the Bio::SeqIO class.
DESCRIPTIONThis object can transform Bio::Seq objects to and from strider 'binary' format, as documented in the strider manual, in which the first 112 bytes are a header, following by the sequence, followed by a sequence description.
Note: it does NOT assign any sequence identifier, since they are not contained in the byte stream of the file; the Strider application simply displays the name of the file on disk as the name of the sequence. The caller should set the id, probably based on the name of the file (after possibly cleaning up whitespace, which ought not to be used as the id in most applications).
Note: the strider 'comment' is mapped to the BioPerl 'description' (since there is no other text field, and description maps to defline text).
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AUTHORS - Malcolm CookEmail: [email protected]
CONTRIBUTORSModelled after Bio::SeqIO::fasta by Ewan Birney <[email protected]> and Lincoln Stein <[email protected]>
APPENDIXThe rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _
Title : next_seq Usage : $seq = $stream->next_seq() Function: returns the next sequence in the stream Returns : Bio::Seq object Args : NONE
Title : write_seq Usage : $stream->write_seq(@seq) Function: writes the $seq object into the stream Returns : 1 for success and 0 for error Args : array of 1 to n Bio::PrimarySeqI objects