Motif-class: The Motif class

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The Motif class is designed to store DNA sequence motif information, including motif PWMs or PFMs, motif positions, and metadata.



A sparse, binary, feature x motif matrix. Columns correspond to motif IDs, rows correspond to genomic features (peaks or bins). Entries in the matrix should be 1 if the genomic feature contains the motif, and 0 otherwise.


A named list of position weight matrices


A list containing the name of each motif


A GRangesList object containing exact positions of each motif.

A dataframe for storage of additional information related to each motif. This could include the names of proteins that bind the motif.

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