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BSA — clarification of SeqRegionOperator.ORDER

  • Key: BSA-52
  • Legacy Issue Number: 3963
  • Status: closed  
  • Source: ( Philip Lijnzaad)
  • Summary:

    The usage of the region_operator==ORDER can be clarified. I did not know this,
    but it turns out that ORDER is typically used for describing regions that
    don't as such get translated or transcribed as a contiguous stretch of
    biopolymers like exons are. Instead, they are often used for the location of
    descriptive annotations, such as 'histone binding region' or 'regulatory
    elements', or 'homology with mouse p53'.

    therefore, I propose to replace the text under ORDER of the enum
    SeqRegionOperator box to:

    ORDER should be used when the sub-regions are to be taken as an (ordered)
    set of sub-regions. Typically, it is used to represent a discontinuous region
    to which a descriptive annotation pertains.

  • Reported: BSA 1.0b1 — Tue, 17 Oct 2000 04:00 GMT
  • Disposition: Resolved — BSA 1.0
  • Disposition Summary:


  • Updated: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 20:57 GMT