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How to interprete PlasmidSeeker results concerning plasmids?

I've been interested in plasmid detection in bacterial genomes. I tried plasmidfinder and this software found only one plasmid in each of my two bacterial genomes. I was dubious about these results, ...
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BUSCO does not find buscos in reference sequence of C. elegans (technical problem)

I am working on a GNU/Linux machine. I have installed BUSCO using conda. I have downloaded the nematode dataset nematoda_odb9.tar.gzhere. I downloaded the reference ...
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Plot a circos plot to show the consistency between 2 samples

I have called SNP and INDEL in two matched samples by strelka and extract this information from .vcf file and I have these ...
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What is the difference between a Bioinformatics pipeline and workflow?

I want to understand the difference between pipeline systems and workflow engines. After reading A Review of Scalable Bioinformatics Pipelines I had a good overview of current bioinformatics ...
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How do I tell featureCounts to ignore fragments that overlap with more than one feature?

I am using featureCounts from the subread package to count the number of fragments per gene in an RNA-seq experiment. I feed it a BAM file with paired-end reads aligned to a reference genome. In the ...
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BPGA - functional analysis

I have been using BPGA to perform pan-genome analysis on my set of isolates. Now, I need the functional analysis as well. However I am having problem with the function, as the program says I am ...
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Can blat use more than one core/CPU to speed up the alignment?

I am using BLAT to align two versions of the genome of C. elegans. I can see in the Activity Monitor of my Mac Book Pro High Sierra that blat is using 100% of a CPU....
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Codon usage analysis for whole genomes

I am new to bioinformatics. So if these questions seem you to a bit childish please forgive me. I have two queries. I am intending to perform a codon usage analysis followed by correspondence ...
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Merging ssu-align alignments

ssu-align is an HMM-based MSA tool for ribosome's small subunit (SSU) sequences. It's bundled with three SSU models: archaeal, bacterial eukaryotic Approach Given a set of archaeal and ...
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Which secondary structure prediction algorithms don't query the PDB/DSSP for known homologous sequences?

There are several secondary structure prediction algorithms. I am interested in the algorithms which predict secondary structure without accessing the PDB to cheat by using the DSSP or STRIDE entry ...
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XCMS isn't evaluating the proper peak due to retention time drift

I'd like to do a targeted screening analysis for trace contaminates. However, due to the nature of the sample preparations, the retention times I'm getting drift a lot from run to run and XCMS isn't ...
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Mugsy error: Can't find species II dna at output/software/mugsy_x86-64-v1r2.3/mugsy line 501

I have installed mugsy in order to create a multiple genome alignment and a phylogenetic tree of several species of nematodes. The following command successfully pulls out the help: ...