[Numpy-discussion] how to store variable length string in array and get single char by it's position?
Tue Sep 14 11:33:20 CDT 2010
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:25 AM, kee chen <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Suppose I have a list group some kind like DNA sequence:
> 1 ATGCATGCAATTGGCC
> 2 ATGCATGCAATTGGCCATCD
> 3 CATGCAATTGGCCCCCCCCC
> 100000 CATGCAAATTGGCCCCCCCCC
> the string length of each item is not sure and may get change/update later,
> then how can I store above in a numpy array (include the ID) and easy to get
> the single value?
> for example
> 1. ATGCATGCAATTGGCC
> I want get the first T then I use something like array, means
> A[T]G...... and if I want to update the 3rd postion I can use array
> = T to set the AT[G]C... to AT[T]C...?
How about using a python list:
>> array = ['ATGC', 'CATGA', 'A']
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