K-mer counting algorithms and count-data utilities for the BioJulia framework
Author BioJulia
10 Stars
Updated Last
1 Year Ago
Started In
March 2020


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A k-mer counting and analysis tool-box for Julia.

Provides k-mer counting utilities, as well as k-mer spectra and coverage analysis routines.


You can install KmerAnalysis from the julia REPL. Press ] to enter pkg mode again, and enter the following:

pkg> add KmerAnalysis

To add it to your environment.

You may also want the add-on package KmerAnalysisMakie.jl, which provides AbstractPlotting recipes for the types in this package.


KmerAnalysis is tested against Julia 1.X on Linux, OS X, and Windows.

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