Atropos specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_20869
Name Atropos
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.1.12
Stability Stable
Requirements Cython; Optional: pytest, progressbar2 or tqdm, pysam (SAM/BAM input), khmer (pip install khmer) (for detecting low-frequency adapter contamination), jinja2 (for user-defined report formats)
Maintained Yes



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Atropos institution(s)
National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA; Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Atropos funding source(s)
Supported by the NIH intramural program. Additionally, the American Diabetes Association (1-17-PDF-100) and a grant from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

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