Nucleic and amino acid primitive types and alphabets
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BioSymbols defines the primitive type for nucleic acids and amino acids that are used for many other packages in the BioJulia software ecosystem.


BioSymbols is bundled into BioSequences.jl and Bio.jl packages so you may not need to install this package explicitly. However, if you do, you can install BioSymbols from the Julia REPL:

using Pkg
# Pkg.add("BioSymbols") for julia prior to v0.7

If you are interested in the cutting edge of the development, please check out the master branch to try new features before release.


BioSymbols is tested against Julia 0.7 on Linux, OS X, and Windows.

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