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Re^4: DNA Reverse Complement

by Your Mother (Chancellor)
on Aug 20, 2009 at 17:57 UTC ( #790157=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: DNA Reverse Complement
in thread DNA Reverse Complement

Of course it does. I'm guessing you called it in scalar context and got the count of the transform; e.g., 1.

print revcompl("CGTAGTC"), $/; # GACTACG print scalar revcompl("CGTAGTC"), $/; # 1

There was just a post on this issue this morning: Mini-Tutorial: Scalar vs List Assignment Operator.

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