read_fasta: Read a FASTA file

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/read_fasta.R

Description

Reads a FASTA file. This is the FASTA parser for metacoder. It simply tries to read a FASTA file into a named character vector with minimal fuss. It does not do any checks for valid characters etc. Other FASTA parsers you might want to consider include read.FASTA or read.fasta.

Usage

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read_fasta(file_path)

Arguments

file_path

(character of length 1) The path to a file to read.

Value

named character vector

Examples

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# Get example FASTA file
fasta_path <- system.file(file.path("extdata", "silva_subset.fa"),
                          package = "metacoder")

# Read fasta file
my_seqs <- read_fasta(fasta_path)

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