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Bio::DB::Bam::Query -- Object representing the query portion of a BAM/SAM

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NAME

Bio::DB::Bam::Query -- Object representing the query portion of a BAM/SAM alignment

SYNOPSIS

Given an alignment retrieved from a Bio::DB::Sam database,
 my $query = $alignment->query;
 my $name   = $query->display_name;
 my $start  = $query->start;
 my $end    = $query->end;
 my $dna    = $query->dna;    # dna string
 my $seq    = $query->seq;    # Bio::PrimarySeq object
 my @scores = $query->qscore; # quality score

DESCRIPTION

This is a simple Bio::SeqFeatureI object that represents the query part of a SAM alignment.

Methods

$seqid = $query->seq_id
The name of the read.
$name = $query->name
The read name (same as seq_id in this case).
$name = $query->display_name
The read display_name (same as seq_id in this case).
$tag = $query->primary_tag
The string "match".
$tag = $query->source_tag
The string "sam/bam".
$start = $query->start
The start of the match in read coordinates.
$end = $query->end
The end of the match in read coordinates;
$len = $query->length
The length of the read.
$seq = $query->seq
A Bio::PrimarySeq representing the read sequence in REFERENCE orientation.
$scores = $query->qscore
The read quality scores. In a list context, a list of integers equal in length to the read sequence length. In a scalar context, an array ref. The qscores are in REFERENCE sequence orientation.
$dna = $query->dna
The DNA string in reference sequence orientation.
$strand = $query->strand
If the query was reversed to align it, -1. Otherwise +1.
$seq = $query->subseq($start,$end)
Return a Bio::PrimarySeq object representing the requested subsequence on the read.

SEE ALSO

Bio::Perl, Bio::DB::Sam, Bio::DB::Bam::Alignment, Bio::DB::Bam::Constants

AUTHOR

Lincoln Stein <lincoln.stein@oicr.on.ca>. <lincoln.stein@bmail.com>
Copyright (c) 2009-2015 Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.
This package and its accompanying libraries are free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the Artistic License 2.0, the Apache 2.0 License, or the GNU General Public License (version 1 or higher). Refer to LICENSE for the full license text.
2017-07-22 perl v5.26.0