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NAME

       Bio::Map::CytoMap - A Bio::MapI compliant map implementation handling cytogenic bands

SYNOPSIS

           use Bio::Map::CytoMap;
           my $map = Bio::Map::CytoMap->new(-name => 'human1',
                                             -species => $human);
           foreach my $marker ( @markers ) { # get a list of markers somewhere
               $map->add_element($marker);
           }

DESCRIPTION

       This is the simple implementation of cytogenetic maps based on Bio::Map::MapI.  It handles
       the essential storage of name, species, type, and units as well as in memory
       representation of the elements of a map.

       For CytoMaps type is hard coded to be 'cytogeneticmap' and units are set to '' but can be
       set to something else.

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AUTHOR - Heikki Lehvaslaiho

       Email heikki-at-bioperl-dot-org

CONTRIBUTORS

       Jason Stajich      jason@bioperl.org Lincoln Stein      lstein@cshl.org Sendu Bala
       bix@sendu.me.uk

APPENDIX

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

   new
        Title   : new
        Usage   : my $obj = Bio::Map::CytoMap->new();
        Function: Builds a new Bio::Map::CytoMap object
        Returns : Bio::Map::CytoMap
        Args    : -name    => name of map (string)
                  -species => species for this map (Bio::Species) [optional]
                  -elements=> elements to initialize with
                              (arrayref of Bio::Map::MappableI objects) [optional]

                  -uid     => Unique Id

   type
        Title   : type
        Usage   : my $type = $map->type
        Function: Get hard-coded Map type
        Returns : String coding Map type (always 'cyto')
        Args    : none

   length
        Title   : length
        Usage   : my $length = $map->length();
        Function: Retrieves the length of the map,
        Returns : 0 since length is not calculatable for cytogenetic maps
        Args    : none