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  • Description

    a suite of fast, multithreaded bioinformatics tools designed for analysis of DNA and RNA sequence data. BBTools can handle common sequencing file formats such as fastq, fasta, sam, scarf, fasta+qual, compressed or raw, with autodetection of quality encoding and interleaving.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by BBTools, run: $ biogrids-list bbtools Copy to clipboard
  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ biogrids-cli install bbtools Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    B. Bushnell, J. Rood, and E. Singer. 2017. BBMerge – Accurate paired shotgun read merging via overlap. PLoS ONE. 12(10): e0185056.

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  • Citation Note

    If you use BBTools in work leading to a publication, and BBTools has not yet been published, please cite it as follows: BBMap - Bushnell B. - sourceforge.net/projects/bbmap/