skbio.sequence.DNA.read

classmethod DNA.read(file, format=None, **kwargs)[source]

Create a new DNA instance from a file.

This is a convenience method for skbio.io.registry.read(). For more information about the I/O system in scikit-bio, please see skbio.io.

Supported file formats include:

Parameters:

file : openable (filepath, URL, filehandle, etc.)

The location to read the given format. Something that is understood by skbio.io.util.open(). Filehandles are not automatically closed, it is the responsibility of the caller.

format : str, optional

The format must be a format name with a reader for DNA. If a format is not provided or is None, it will attempt to guess the format.

kwargs : dict, optional

Keyword arguments passed to skbio.io.registry.read() and the file format reader for DNA.

Returns:

DNA

A new instance.