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Index fasta file (


Samtools 1.7 faidx)


Creates an index for a fasta file.

Quick Start

Test Data


Test data for this app appears directly in the Discovery Environment in the Data window under Community Data -> iplantcollaborative -> example_data -> Samtools_faidx

Input File(s)

Use the fasta file, NC_010473.fa from the directory above as test input.

Parameters Used in App

There are no parameters to set for this app.

Output File(s)

Expect a fasta index file named after the input file name. In the test, case, the name is NC_010473.fa.fai

Tool Source for App