[Biococoa-dev] Digest tool

Alexander Griekspoor mek at mekentosj.com
Sun Feb 27 16:03:18 EST 2005

>> The trick I use for recognizing sites with ambiguous bases here comes 
>> from the use of strings – I simply call a method that builds up an 
>> array of all possible sequences, then search for each of them.  For 
>> N’s, I count how many there are and just skip forward that many 
>> bases.
> In my current code, I also use strings to scan for the characters 
> representing the cleavage sites. When we decide on using the BCScanner 
> class, we should be able to scan a symbolArray directly. So no need 
> for a sequence -> string -> sequence conversion which will speed 
> things up.

Hooray, yes I would love to see a BCScanner (obviously ;-)

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