[Bioperl-l] Remove sites of an alignment

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Wed Nov 28 11:19:36 EST 2007

Tristan Lefebure wrote:
> Hello!
> I was wondering if there was a function to remove sites/columns of an 
> alignment. Something like: $aln->remove_sites(@sites_to_remove)
> I looked around Bio::SimpleAlign but did not find exactly that. There is 
> remove_columns, but it works on 'match'|'weak'|'strong'|'mismatch' criteria.

You might want to take a second look at the docs. You can supply column 
number ranges to remove_columns(), so it does exactly what you want.

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