[Biococoa-dev] BCCodon bug (?)
Koen van der Drift
kvddrift at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 5 10:35:51 EDT 2004
On Sep 5, 2004, at 8:30 AM, John Timmer wrote:
> Sorry about that - that's a stop codon. It was decided that we
> create a "stop" amino acid (I still think it would be convenient to do
> so I used a nil amino acid reference as stop within a BCCodon. Part
> of what
> I need to do is to put the headerdoc in place, so this doesn't surprise
> anyone, and to create a BCSequenceCodon in order to provide an
> interface for
> generating BCSequenceProteins safely (ie - ending the sequence when it
> a stop codon).
> And go ahead and change the method name.
So it's ok if I change the * to a -?
BTW, I have no problems with adding another entry in aminoacids.plist
for a 'stop amino acid', I just had not heard of it and was confused by
that terminology. If you think it's beneficial for the translation
code, let's just add it.
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