Return Position Indices of a Short Sequence Motif Within a Larger Sequence.

motif.find(motif, sequence)

Arguments

motif a character vector of the short sequence motif. a character vector of the larger sequence.

Details

The sequence and the motif can be given as a either a multiple or single element character vector. The dot character and other valid regexpr characters are allowed in the motif, see examples.

Value

Returns a vector of position indices within the sequence where the motif was found, see examples.

References

Grant, B.J. et al. (2006) Bioinformatics 22, 2695--2696.

Author

Barry Grant

regexpr, read.fasta, pdbseq
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