AminoAcidAlphabet-class {Biostrings}R Documentation

Class "NucleotideAlphabet" represents alphabets used in DNA or RNA

Description

Each object of class "NucleotideAlphabet" represents an amino acid alphabet. This usually also contains the gap character represented by ‘-’.

Slots

letters:
Object of class "character" representing the letters of the alphabet. Usually Roman upper case letters are used. The one exception is the gap character which is always ‘-’
mapping:
Object of class "integer" representing the encoding used to represent these objects internally.

Extends

Class "BioAlphabet", directly.

Methods

BioStringNewValues(alphabet, length.string)
Given alphabet of class "AminoAcidAlphabet" return a new uninitialized BioString object for that alphabet with length length.string. See BioString-class for more details.

Author(s)

Saikat DebRoy


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