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Bioclojure specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12624
Name Bioclojure
Software type Framework/Library
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input format FASTA,FASTQ,XML
Operating system Unix/Linux
License GNU Lesser General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.5.2
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Jason Mulven

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How the strengths of Lisp family languages facilitate building complex and flexible bioinformatics applications

Brief Bioinform
PMCID: 5952920
PMID: 28040748
DOI: 10.1093/bib/bbw130

[…] recently making its debut in bioinformatics and computational biology research [, , ]. Most recently, Clojure was used to parallelize the processing and analysis of SAM/BAM files []. Furthermore, the BioClojure project provides seeds for the bioinformatics community that can be used as building blocks for writing LFL applications. As of now, BioClojure consists of parsers for various kinds of file […]


Visual programming for next generation sequencing data analytics

BioData Min
PMCID: 4848821
PMID: 27127540
DOI: 10.1186/s13040-016-0095-3

[…] ransformation function) for languages like C++ or Java are in short supply. Software packages and libraries specifically designed for NGS such as BAMTools [], htslib (SAMtools/bcftools) [], NGS++ [], Bioclojure [], or libStatGen [] are focused on parsing and file format standardization, with limited provision of data structures and algorithms useful for NGS analytics. Although a number of librarie […]

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Bioclojure institution(s)
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA; Research Center for Neglected Diseases of Poverty, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA; QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Infectious Disease and Cancer, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; The University of Queensland, School of Biomedical Sciences, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Bioclojure funding source(s)
Supported by National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia (grant number 1051627); and an award R01CA155297 from the National Cancer Institute.

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