basecontent {matchprobes} | R Documentation |

## Obtain the ATCG content of a gene

### Description

This function accepts a character vector representing the nucleotide
sequences and computes the frequencies of each base (A, C, G, T).

### Usage

basecontent(seq)

### Arguments

### Details

The base frequencies are calculated separately for
each element of `x`

.
The elements of `x`

can be in upper case, lower case
or mixed.

### Value

A matrix with 4 columns and `length(x)`

rows.
The columns are names `A`

, `C`

, `T`

,
`G`

, and the values in each column are the counts
of the corresponding bases in the elements of `x`

.

### Author(s)

R. Gentleman, W. Huber

### See Also

`complementSeq`

,`reverseSeq`

### Examples

v<-c("AAACT", "GGGTT", "ggAtT")
basecontent(v)

[Package

*matchprobes* version 1.2.1

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