Write a biom-format file, returning a biom-class.

Description

Write a biom-format file, returning a biom-class.

Usage

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  write_biom(x, biom_file)

Arguments

x

(Required). A biom object that is going to be written to file as a proper biom formatted file, adhering to the biom-format definition.

biom_file

(Required). A character string indicating the file location of the biom formatted file. This is a JSON formatted file specific to biological datasets. The format is formally defined at the biom-format definition

Value

Nothing. The first argument, x, is written to a file.

References

http://biom-format.org/

See Also

Accessor functions like header. the biom-format home page

Examples

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biom_file <- system.file("extdata", "rich_sparse_otu_table.biom", package = "biom")
x = read_biom(biom_file)
outfile = tempfile()
write_biom(x, outfile)
y = read_biom(outfile)
identical(x, y)