replace numbers in a string

Gary Herron gherron at islandtraining.com
Thu Oct 9 10:31:05 CEST 2008


Beema Shafreen wrote:
> hi All,
>
> i have few lines in file
> "ttccatttctggacatgacgtctgt6901ggtttaagctttgtgaaagaatgtgctttgattcg"
> i need to replace the number and get only the alphabet in such a case
> what should i do.
> Can any body suggest me
>From the regular expression module, use re.sub like this:


>>> import re
>>> re.sub('[0-9]', '',
"ttccatttctggacatgacgtctgt6901ggtttaagctttgtgaaagaatgtgctttgattcg")
'ttccatttctggacatgacgtctgtggtttaagctttgtgaaagaatgtgctttgattcg'


Gary Herron



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