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       Bio::ClusterIO::dbsnp - dbSNP input stream


       Do not use this module directly.  Use it via the Bio::ClusterIO class.


       Parse dbSNP XML files, one refSNP entry at a time. Note this handles dbSNPp output
       generated by NBCI's eutils and does NOT parse output derived from SNP's XML format (found


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

        Title   : next_cluster
        Usage   : $dbsnp = $stream->next_cluster()
        Function: returns the next refSNP in the stream
        Returns : Bio::Variation::SNP object representing composite refSNP
                  and its component subSNP(s).
        Args    : NONE

   SAX methods
        Title   : start_document
        Usage   : $parser->start_document;
        Function: SAX method to indicate starting to parse a new document.
                  Creates a Bio::Variation::SNP
        Returns : none
        Args    : none

        Title   : end_document
        Usage   : $parser->end_document;
        Function: SAX method to indicate finishing parsing a new document
        Returns : none
        Args    : none

        Title   : start_element
        Usage   : $parser->start_element($data)
        Function: SAX method to indicate starting a new element
        Returns : none
        Args    : hash ref for data

        Title   : end_element
        Usage   : $parser->end_element($data)
        Function: Signals finishing an element
        Returns : none
        Args    : hash ref for data

        Title   : characters
        Usage   : $parser->characters($data)
        Function: Signals new characters to be processed
        Returns : characters read
        Args    : hash ref with the key 'Data'

        Title   : use_tempfile
        Usage   : $obj->use_tempfile($newval)
        Function: Get/Set boolean flag on whether or not use a tempfile
        Example :
        Returns : value of use_tempfile
        Args    : newvalue (optional)