skbio.alignment.TabularMSA.to_dict

TabularMSA.to_dict()[source]

Create a dict from this TabularMSA.

State: Experimental as of 0.4.1.

Returns

Dictionary constructed from the index labels and sequences in this TabularMSA.

Return type

dict

Raises

ValueError – If index labels are not unique.

See also

from_dict(), index(), reassign_index()

Examples

>>> from skbio import DNA, TabularMSA
>>> seqs = [DNA('ACGT'), DNA('A--T')]
>>> msa = TabularMSA(seqs, index=['a', 'b'])
>>> dictionary = msa.to_dict()
>>> dictionary == {'a': DNA('ACGT'), 'b': DNA('A--T')}
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