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cutPrimers specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_19631
Name cutPrimers
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Four files with primer sequences located on the 50 -end and 30 -end of R1 and R2 reads, respectively.
Input format FASTA
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Python
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0
Stability Stable
Biopython, regex, argparse
Source code URL
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Andrey Kechin <>

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PMCID: 5029162
PMID: 26859772
DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2015.249

[…] for platform-independent community comparisons, v4 16s rrna regions were retrieved by aligning v4 primer sequences (515 f, 806 r) to phylotag sequences ( and selecting intervening sequences ( v4 sequences were screened for a length of 232±60 bp (3 s.e.m. v4 itag length) (, resulting in 195 036 sequences present in both fl and v4 sequence pools […]

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cutPrimers institution(s)
Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia; Novosivirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia; geneXplain GmbH, Wolfenbuettel, Germany;, Novosibirsk, Russia
cutPrimers funding source(s)
Partly supported by a grant of Skolkovo foundation ‘‘Information platform for biomedical research.’ and under State-funded budget project (VI.62.2.2, 0309-2016-0007) ‘‘Development of the methods of personalized medicine.’’

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