The flower package

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flower - FLOWgram ExtractoR tools

This is now obsolete, please install the biosff library (which includes the flower exectuable) instead.

The flower executable reads files in SFF-format and produces various output, including sequences with quality, or flowgram data in tabular format. By default, it outputs a textual representation of the data in the SFF-file, much like sffinfo from Roche does.

The flowselect executable extracts reads from SFF-files, generating a new SFF-file with a subset of the reads based on various quality criteria.

The flowt program removes (artificial) duplicates from SFF files. It's currently a work in progress, but included if you'd like to play with it. It's faster than other approaches (e.g. CD-HIT), and ought to be more sensitive and specific, but this needs to be proven.


Versions0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.6.1, 0.6.3, 0.6.5, 0.7, 0.7.2
Change logNone available
Dependenciesarray (>=0.1), base (>=3 && <5), binary (==0.4.*), bio (>0.4.9), bytestring (>=0.9.1), cmdargs (>=0.5), containers, mtl, random [details]
AuthorKetil Malde
MaintainerKetil Malde <>
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Executablesflowt, flowselect, flower
UploadedThu Sep 19 06:28:19 UTC 2013 by KetilMalde
Downloads2183 total (41 in last 30 days)
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StatusDocs available [build log]
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