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NAME

       Bio::AlignIO::mega - Parse and Create MEGA format data files

SYNOPSIS

           use Bio::AlignIO;
           my $alignio = Bio::AlignIO->new(-format => 'mega',
                                          -file   => 't/data/hemoglobinA.meg');

           while( my $aln = $alignio->next_aln ) {
           # process each alignment or convert to another format like NEXUS
           }

DESCRIPTION

       This object handles reading and writing data streams in the MEGA format (Kumar and Nei).

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AUTHOR - Jason Stajich

       Email jason-at-bioperl.org

APPENDIX

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

   next_aln
        Title   : next_aln
        Usage   : $aln = $stream->next_aln()
        Function: returns the next alignment in the stream.
                  Supports the following MEGA format features:
                  - The file has to start with '#mega'
                  - Reads in the name of the alignment from a comment
                    (anything after '!TITLE: ') .
                  - Reads in the format parameters datatype

        Returns : L<Bio::Align::AlignI> object - returns 0 on end of file
                   or on error
        Args    : NONE

   write_aln
        Title   : write_aln
        Usage   : $stream->write_aln(@aln)
        Function: writes the $aln object into the stream in MEGA format
        Returns : 1 for success and 0 for error
        Args    : L<Bio::Align::AlignI> object