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kallisto.index, v1

Builds an index from a FASTA formatted file of target sequences.

Author: Nicolas Bray;Pachter Lab

Contact: ckmah@ucsd.edu

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Name Description
fasta files * FASTA formatted file of target sequences.
index filename * Filename for the kallisto index to be constructed.
kmer size  k-mer (odd) length (default: 31, max value: 31).
make unique  Replace repeated target names with unique names.

* - required

Input Files

  1. [parameter name]
    [Description. For example: The segmentation file contains the segmented data for all the samples identified by GLAD, CBS, or some other segmentation algorithm. (See GLAD file format in the GenePattern file formats documentation.) It is a six column, tab-delimited file with an optional first line identifying the columns. Positions are in base pair units.

Output Files

  1. [File name]
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Example Data

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