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  • Description

    enables the easy detection of CRISPRs and cas genes in user-submitted sequence data (allows sequences up to 50 Mo otherwise download standalone program). This is an update of the CRISPRFinder program with improved specificity and indication on the CRISPR orientation. MacSyFinder is used to identify cas genes, the CRISPR-Cas type and subtype.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by CRISPRCasFinder, run: $ biogrids-list crisprcasfinder Copy to clipboard
  • Usage Notes


    source /programs/biogrids.shrc


    The CRISPRCasFinder is an alias for the main program CRISPRCasFinder.pl. The alias includes the -so option to identify the location of a shared object file for vmatch.

  • Installation

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

    D. Couvin, A. Bernheim, C. Toffano-Nioche, M. Touchon, J. Michalik, B. Néron, E. P. C. Rocha, G. Vergnaud, D. Gautheret, and P. C.. 2018. CRISPRCasFinder, an update of CRISRFinder, includes a portable version, enhanced performance and integrates search for Cas proteins. Nucleic Acids Res.. 46(1): W246-W251.

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