[Bioperl-l] Length of a sequence.

skirov skirov at utk.edu
Fri Sep 8 14:35:20 UTC 2006

Surprisingly the method is length:
perldoc -f length Bio::Seq

>===== Original Message From "Staffa, Nick (NIH/NIEHS) [C]" 
<staffa at niehs.nih.gov> =====
>Wondering why I'm having trouble finding out how to get the total length of a 
>I am doing wonderfully parsing all the features information.
>y'd think this would be simple.
>What's the best thing to do?
>use Bio::SeqIO;
>#       Get the sequence
>$seqio_object = Bio::SeqIO->new(-file => "$filename" );
>$seq_object = $seqio_object->next_seq;
>>> What's the magic code to put HERE????<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>print "Sequence $fileroot has length $len\n";
>#       Get the features as an array of objects
>#       This seems to get them all. Makes an array of objects.
>my @features = $seq_object->get_SeqFeatures(); # just top level
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