readIgFasta - Read immunoglobulin sequences

Description

readIgFasta reads a fasta-formatted file of immunoglobulin (Ig) sequences and returns a named vector of those sequences.

Usage

readIgFasta(fasta_file, strip_down_name = TRUE, force_caps = TRUE)

Arguments

fasta_file
fasta-formatted file of immunoglobuling sequences
strip_down_name
if TRUE, will extract only the allele name from the strings fasta file’s sequence names
force_caps
if TRUE, will force nucleotides to uppercase

Value

a named vector of strings respresenting Ig alleles

See also

writeFasta to do the inverse.