© Alexander Lancaster and Gordon Webster 2019
A. Lancaster, G. WebsterPython for the Life Scienceshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4523-1_7

7. Object Lessons

Biological Sequences as Python Objects
Alexander Lancaster1  and Gordon Webster1
Amber Biology, Cambridge, MA, USA


“I don’t need to organize my stuff,” declared the Mad Hatter. “I have a system all of my very own that looks totally chaotic if you’re not me, but trust me – I know exactly where everything is.”

“What happens when you come back from your holidays?” asked one of the dinner guests. “Can you still recall where everything is?”

“What if somebody else moves something?” asked ...

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