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PhagePhisher specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_17143
Name PhagePhisher
Software type Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A NGS dataset.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.2
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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Bacteriophages isolated from Lake Michigan demonstrate broad host range across several bacterial phyla

PMCID: 4600314
PMID: 26453042
DOI: 10.1186/s12985-015-0395-0

[…] reads each 250 nucleotides in length., the genomes for the four lake michigan isolates were assembled and annotated using velvet [] (in geneious, running velvetoptimiser for selection of k), phagephisher (hatzopoulos t, watkins sc, putonti c. phagephisher: a pipeline for the discovery of covert viral sequences in complex genomic datasets. submitted), and rast []. while de novo assembly […]

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PhagePhisher institution(s)
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
PhagePhisher funding source(s)
Supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF, 1149387) and by the Mulcahy Scholars Program at Loyola University Chicago.

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