# del.gaps

From ape v3.2
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##### Delete Alignment Gaps in DNA Sequences

This function removes the insertion gaps ("-") in a sample of DNA sequences.

Keywords
univar
##### Usage
del.gaps(x)
##### Arguments
x
a matrix, a list, or a vector containing the DNA sequences.
##### Details

The sequences can be either in "DNAbin" or in character format, but the returned object is always of class "DNAbin". If x is a vector, then a vector is returned; if it is a list or a matrix, then a list is returned.

##### Value

• A vector (if there is only one input sequence) or a list of class "DNAbin".

base.freq, GC.content, seg.sites, image.DNAbin