Parse and process FASTA and FASTQ formatted files of biological sequences.
Author BioJulia
28 Stars
Updated Last
1 Year Ago
Started In
October 2018


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FASTX provides I/O and utilities for manipulating FASTA and FASTQ, formatted sequence data files.


You can install FASTX from the julia REPL. Press ] to enter pkg mode, and enter the following:


If you are interested in the cutting edge of the development, please check out the master branch to try new features before release.


FASTX is tested against Julia 1.X on Linux, OS X, and Windows.

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