[Bioperl-l] Form validating and Bio::Seq objects..
David.Messina at sbc.su.se
Tue Jul 15 07:27:24 EDT 2008
> 2) Is there a definition of the FASTA format anywhere set in stone?
> is the initial line/title always between a > and a single newline char?
> Can there be white space before the '>' for example.
No, although if you'd like to be forgiving, it's easy enough to handle with
$fasta_header_line =~ s/^\s+>/>/;
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