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FASTX-Toolkit : Short-Reads FASTA/FASTQ files preprocessing


FASTX-Toolkit provides various tools for file conversion from FASTA AND FASTQ files.Since various NGS tools need the specific file format as a part of the assembly and mapping commands.

The toolkit provides the following commands;

These commands have saved the efforts to write a code for converting file formats .So you can try these commands to process your data depending on your purpose.

URL to download http://hannonlab.cshl.edu/fastx_toolkit/download.html  choose your operating system and extract the archive and use terminal to execute the commands with proper command line arguments.

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