Provided by: libbio-perl-perl_1.7.6-3_all bug

NAME

       Bio::SeqIO::locuslink - LocusLink input/output stream

SYNOPSIS

          # don't instantiate directly - instead do
          my $seqio = Bio::SeqIO->new(-format => "locuslink", -file => \STDIN);

DESCRIPTION

       This module parses LocusLink into Bio::SeqI objects with rich annotation, but no sequence.

       The input file has to be in the LL_tmpl format - the tabular format will not work.

       The way the current implementation populates the object is rather a draft work than a
       finished work of art. Note that at this stage the LocusLink entries cannot be round-
       tripped, because the parser loses certain information. For instance, most of the
       alternative transcript descriptions are not retained. The parser also misses any element
       that deals with visual representation (e.g., 'button') except for the URLs. Almost all of
       the pieces of the annotation are kept in a Bio::Annotation::Collection object, see
       Bio::Annotation::Collection for more information.

FEEDBACK

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         bioperl-l@bioperl.org                  - General discussion
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   Support
       Please direct usage questions or support issues to the mailing list:

       bioperl-l@bioperl.org

       rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will
       be able look at the problem and quickly address it. Please include a thorough description
       of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

   Reporting Bugs
       Report bugs to the Bioperl bug tracking system to help us keep track of the bugs and their
       resolution. Bug reports can be submitted via the web:

         https://github.com/bioperl/bioperl-live/issues

AUTHOR - Keith Ching

       Email kching at gnf.org

CONTRIBUTORS

       Hilmar Lapp, hlapp at gmx.net

APPENDIX

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