classmethod, format=None, **kwargs)[source]

Create a new DNA instance from a file.

This is a convenience method for For more information about the I/O system in scikit-bio, please see

Supported file formats include:


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

The location to read the given format. Something that is understood by 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 and the file format reader for DNA.



A new instance.