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Bio::Tools::Motif - Perl implementation of the Motif protein subcellular

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NAME

Bio::Tools::Motif - Perl implementation of the Motif protein subcellular localization method.

SYNOPSIS

  use Bio::Tools::Motif;
  # Load a previously trained model from a file.
  $motif = new Bio::Tools::Motif(-database => 'motif-db.txt');
  # Attempt to match on a Bio::Seq object.
  @matches = $motif->match($seq);
  print($seq->display_id . ": matched " . $_->motif_id . "\n") for(@matches);
  # Save the database to a file.
  $motif->save('motif-db.txt.new');
  # Load a database from a file.
  $motif->load('motif-db.txt.new');
  # Add a new Bio::Tools::Motif::Pattern.
  $motif->add_pattern($pattern);

DESCRIPTION

Bio::Tools::Motif uses a selection of motifs that have been identified to be typical of proteins resident at a specific subcellular localization. The module accepts a Bio::Seq object and attempts to match it against a database, returning one or more Bio::Tools::Motif::Match objects with the prediction information if successful.

CONSTRUCTOR

   $motif = new Bio::Tools::Motif(-database => 'motif-db.txt');
The Motif constructor accepts the name of an existing database file.

METHODS

   @matches = $motif->match($seq);
The match method accepts a Bio::Seq object as an argument and returns an array of Bio::Tools::Motif::Match objects that matched the given sequence.
  $motif->add_pattern($pattern)
The add_pattern method adds another Bio::Tools::Motif::Pattern method to the list of patterns used to match against sequences.
  $motif->save('motif-db.txt.new');
Saves the currently loaded database to the specified file. Returns true on success, false on failure.
  $motif->load('motif-db.txt.new');
Loads an existing database from file. Returns true on success, false on failure.
The database is a file containing a series of tab delimited fields. The fields (in order) are: the motif ID, the localization site, the perl regular expression used to match the motif and an optional comment field.

AUTHOR

Cory Spencer <cspencer@sfu.ca>

SEE ALSO

Bio::Tools::Motif::Pattern, Bio::Tools::Motif::Match

ACKNOWLEGEMENTS

Thanks go out to Fiona Brinkman, Jennifer Gardy and the other members of the Simon Fraser University Brinkman laboratory.
2017-07-21 perl v5.26.0