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NAME

       Bio::Map::CytoMarker - An object representing a marker.

SYNOPSIS

         $o_usat = Bio::Map::CytoMarker->new(-name=>'Chad Super Marker 2',
                                        -position => $pos);

DESCRIPTION

       This object handles markers with a positon in a cytogenetic map known.  This marker will
       have a name and a position.

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AUTHOR - Heikki Lehvaslaiho

       Email heikki-at-bioperl-dot-org

CONTRIBUTORS

       Chad Matsalla      bioinformatics1@dieselwurks.com Lincoln Stein      lstein@cshl.org
       Jason Stajich      jason@bioperl.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 _

   Bio::Map::MarkerI methods
   get_position_object
        Title   : get_position_class
        Usage   : my $position = $marker->get_position_object();
        Function: To get an object of the default Position class
                  for this Marker. Subclasses should redefine this method.
                  The Position returned needs to be a L<Bio::Map::PositionI> with
                          -element set to self.
        Returns : L<Bio::Map::PositionI>
        Args    : none for an 'empty' PositionI object, optionally
                  Bio::Map::MapI and value string to set the Position's -map and -value
                  attributes.

   Comparison methods
       The numeric values for cutogeneic loctions go from the p tip of chromosome 1, down to the
       q tip and similarly throgh consecutive chromosomes, through X and end the the q tip of X.
       See Bio::Map::CytoPosition::cytorange for more details.

   New methods
   get_chr
        Title   : get_chr
        Usage   : my $mychr = $marker->get_chr();
        Function: Read only method for the  chromosome string of the location.
                  A shortcut to $marker->position->chr().
        Returns : chromosome value
        Args    : [optional] new chromosome value