REDItools specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_05860
Software type Toolkit/Suite
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data BAM
Biological technology Illumina, Life Technologies, Pacific Biosciences, Roche
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages Python
License BSD 3-clause “New” or “Revised” License, MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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REDItools article

REDItools citation

PMCID: 5844946

[…] experiments. statistical analysis was performed by two-tailed student’s t tests and a p-value < 0.05 was considered statistically significant., rna editing candidates were detected using reditools74. the alu editing index, the weighted average editing level across all expressed alu sequences, was calculated using custom scripts and according to the methodology described in bazak et […]

REDItools institution(s)
Department of Biosciences, Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutics, University of Bari,Bari, Italy; Institute of Biomembranes and Bioenergetics, National Research Council, University of Bari, Bari, Italy; Center of Excellence in Comparative Genomics, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
REDItools funding source(s)
Supported by the Italian Ministero dell’Istruzione, Universita` e Ricerca (MIUR): PRIN 2009 and 2010; Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche: Flagship Project Epigen, Medicina Personalizzata and Aging Program 2012- 2014 and by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Italy-Israel actions).

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