[Biococoa-dev] BCNucleotideRNA

Alexander Griekspoor mek at mekentosj.com
Fri Sep 24 01:46:22 EDT 2004

> In that case, should all the occurances of 'base' in the code be 
> replaced by 'nucleotide'?
Officially yes. I'm in favour of that as well, but leave it up to you, 
as you have created these classes.

> Eg in isSingleBase, representedBases, etc. It's up to you guys, 
> whatever you think is more accepted in the field.  Also, when we do 
> the MW calculation of a BCNucleotideDNA, we actually are calculating 
> just the MW of the bases? If so, should we add the mass of a 
> (deoxy)ribose and a phosphate to each unit?
We should definitely calculate nucleotide masses instead of those of 
bases, but I have no clue if we're doing that already....

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