Get gene models from a remote or local FASTA file

getChromSizesFromFasta(source, destDir = NULL)

Arguments

source

a string that is either a path to a local or remote FASTA

destDir

a string that indicates the path to the directory where the downloaded FASTA file should be stored

Value

a named vector of sequence lengths

Examples

CElegansFasteCropped = system.file("extdata", 
                                   "C_elegans_cropped_example.fa.gz", 
                                   package="GenomicDistributions")
CElegansChromSizes = getChromSizesFromFasta(CElegansFasteCropped)
#> Got local file: /private/var/folders/jt/kcfp49s5061b941g5013p8340000gn/T/Rtmpmaedq5/temp_libpath16ad0230438bd/GenomicDistributions/extdata/C_elegans_cropped_example.fa.gz