Piano pipeline

Piano specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_20434
Name Piano
Alternative name piRNA annotation
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface, Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Some small RNA data.
Input format FASTA
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Shell (Bash)
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements Seqmap, RNAplex, LIBSVM
Maintained Yes



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Publication for piRNA annotation

Piano IN pipeline

PMCID: 5560661
PMID: 28817650
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183410

[…] fastq using bedtools [41]. converted files were aligned to the human genome using novoalign with the same configuration as described above, aiming for the detection of sncrnas other than mirna., the pirna annotation file was obtained from the pirnabank database [42], and overlapping annotations that were in the same orientation were grouped into clusters (s1 file). this modified gtf file […]

Piano institution(s)
Department of Entomology, College of Plant Protection, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China; Department of Biology, Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA; Department of Computer Science and software Engineering, Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA; College of Information and Technology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China; College of computer science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China

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