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NAME

       Bio::Seq::LargeSeqI - Interface class for sequences that cache their residues in a
       temporary file

SYNOPSIS

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DESCRIPTION

       The interface class defines a group of sequence classes that do not keep their sequence
       information in memory but store it in a file. This makes it possible to work with very
       large files even with limited RAM.

       The most important consequence of file caching for sequences is that you do not want to
       inspect the sequence unless absolutely necessary. These sequences typically override the
       length() method not to check the sequence.

       The seq() method is not resetable, if you want to add to the end of the sequence you have
       to use add_sequence_as_string(), for any other sequence changes you'll have to create a
       new object.

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AUTHOR - Albert Vilella

       Email avilella-AT-gmail-DOT-com

CONTRIBUTORS

       Heikki Lehvaslaiho, heikki-at-bioperl-dot-org

APPENDIX

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

   add_sequence_as_string
        Title   : add_sequence_as_string
        Usage   : $seq->add_sequence_as_string("CATGAT");
        Function: Appends additional residues to an existing  object.
                  This allows one to build up a large sequence without
                  storing entire object in memory.
        Returns : Current length of sequence
        Args    : string to append