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Re: A Question about strings in lists

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  • Subject: [mg102254] Re: [mg102240] A Question about strings in lists
  • From: Patrick Scheibe <pscheibe at trm.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 05:45:06 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200908021000.GAA01671@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

you can use

Characters @@ {"ACDQXXYWT"}

or

Apply[Characters, {"ACDQXXYWT"}]


for instance.

Cheers
Patrick

On Sun, 2009-08-02 at 06:00 -0400, Marwa Abd El-Wahaab wrote:
> Dear Sir,
> 
> I have a question about lists
> 
> If I recall a protein sequence for example, the output will be
> 
> { ACDQXXYWT ...............  }
> 
> This output contains amino acids but as one element in list & its length is
> =1
> 
> How can I transform this one element to this form
> 
> {A,C,D,Q,X,X,Y,W,T,......... }
> 
> So, the length will be number of amino acids the protein contains
> 
> I need your advice
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> *Marwa Ali Abd El Wahaab
> Teaching Assistant*
> Faculty of Engineering
> Mansoura University
> 
> 



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