Supported Applications


  • Description

    Finds and removes adapter sequences, primers, poly-A tails and other types of unwanted sequence from your high-throughput sequencing reads.

  • Primary Citation*

    M. Martin. 2011. Cutadapt removes adapter sequences from high-throughput sequencing reads. EMBnet.journal. 17(1): 10-12.

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  • Keywords

    Read Quality Control

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  1.14
    OS X INTEL:  1.14

  • Developers

    Marcel Martin.