skbio.sequence.RNA.read

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

Create a new RNA 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 RNA. 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 RNA.

Returns

A new instance.

Return type

RNA