skbio.sequence.DNA.write

DNA.write(file, format='fasta', **kwargs)[source]

Write an instance of DNA to a file.

This is a convenience method for skbio.io.registry.write(). 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 write the given format into. Something that is understood by skbio.io.util.open(). Filehandles are not automatically closed, it is the responsibility of the caller.

format : str

The format must be a registered format name with a writer for DNA. Default is ‘fasta’.

kwargs : dict, optional

Keyword arguments passed to skbio.io.registry.write() and the file format writer.