[Bioperl-l] Bug or special design of the 'length' method for Bio::Seq ?
tzhu at mail.bnu.edu.cn
Sun Jul 17 07:46:07 UTC 2011
Suppose a protein sequence like:
Do you think the length of such sequence is 19 or 20? In my opinion, the
star "*" is only a terminal symbol of a protein sequence, so it
shouldn't be counted into protein length. But in fact the "length"
method of Bio::Seq results in length of 20.
Tao Zhu, College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing
Email: tzhu at mail.bnu.edu.cn
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