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NAME

       Bio::UpdateableSeqI - Descendant of Bio::SeqI that allows updates

SYNOPSIS

       See Bio::SeqI for most of the documentation.  See the documentation of the methods for
       further details.

DESCRIPTION

       Bio::UpdateableSeqI is an interface for Sequence objects which are expected to allow users
       to perform basic editing functions (update/delete) on their component SeqFeatures.

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AUTHOR - David Block

       Email dblock@gene.pbi.nrc.ca

CONTRIBUTORS

       Ewan Birney forced me to this...

APPENDIX

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

   delete_feature
        Title   : delete_feature
        Usage   : my $orphanlist=$self->delete_feature($feature,$transcript,$gene);
        Function: deletes the specified $feature from the given transcript, if $transcript is sent and exists and $feature is a feature of $transcript,
                  or from $gene if the $feature is a feature of $gene, or from $self if $transcript and $gene are not sent.  Keeps track of the features
                  of the $gene object that may be left as orphans and returns them as a listref.
        Example : I want to delete transcript 'abc' of gene 'def', with three exons, leaving only transcript 'ghi' with two exons.
                  This will leave exons 1 and 3 part of 'ghi', but exon 2 will become an orphan.
                  my $orphanlist=$seq->delete_feature($transcript{'abc'},undef,$gene{'def'});
                  $orphanlist is a reference to a list containing $exon{'2'};
        Returns : a listref of orphaned features after the deletion of $feature (optional)
        Args    : $feature - the feature to be deleted
                  $transcript - the transcript containing the $feature, so that a $feature can be removed from only one transcript when there are multiple
                                transcripts in a gene.
                  $gene - the gene containing the $transcript and/or the $feature