Method 
longest_ORF 
 
Classpackage  
G::Seq::ORF 
 
Function 
Searches for the longest ORF 
 
Description 
This method searches for the longest ORF.  When the option -output is set to f,  
 
a file is outputted.  Option -length sets the minimum number of amino acids in  
 
ORF.   
 
Requirements 
modules   
SubOpt.pm 
 
applications 
none 
 
data 
none 
 
Parameters 
essential 
 
first     pointer   G instance     G's instance 
 
option 
output    string   [stdout or f]       default="stdout" 
length    int      amino_acid_number   default= 20 
 
Returns 
none 
 
Usage 
&longest_ORF(pointer G instance, -length=>20, -output=>'stdout') 
 
Input file  
none 
 
 
Output file  
csv file in text format 
 
References 
none  
 
Comments 
none 
 
Authors 
This method was written by Kazuharu Arakawa(gaou@g-language.org) at Institute  
 
for Advanced Biosciences Keio Univ.  
 
 
History 
Written 29 August  2001 - Kazuharu Arakawa