fetchChromSizes function.

Description

This function tries to automate the fetch of chromosome sizes for assemblies from UCSC.

Usage

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fetchChromSizes(assembly)

Arguments

assembly

A character object: the canonical name of assembly, i.e., hg19 for UCSC.

Details

This function utilises mysql queries for UCSC assemblies.

Value

A object of Seqinfo is returned.

Note

Currently, the assemblies from UCSC are supported.

Author(s)

Ge Tan

Examples

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