9.8 Using Bioperl Modules

I've reached my stated goal: to get you started using Bioperl. Needless to say, there is a great deal more to explore than will fit into the confines of this chapter.

For those who wish to continue, here is a short list of some of the interesting and useful parts of Bioperl that will repay your efforts to learn them with considerably increased programming power:

  • Overview of Bioperl objects

  • Seq objects

  • Gbrowse and gff files

  • BLAST parsing

  • Automated database searching