Category: Bioinformatics

This page contains short Bioinformatics tutorials. However, very informative on the basics needs for someone learning the topic, and tricks for someone more experienced. The posts target bioinformatics with python, definition, jobs, sequencing, metagenomics analysis, samtools, etc.

Bioinformatics

Get Read from a FASTA in One Line

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Unfortunately, getting a read from a FASTA file can be challenging for large files if you try to open it in text edit. Have you generated …

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Easy Convert BAM to FASTA

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How many times have you wished to extract the sequences from a BAM file so you could convert the BAM to a FASTA file? This happened …

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Reverse Complement one line script

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Finding the reverse complement for DNA is a pretty common task in bioinformatics. Below is a simple Python implementation on how the task can be accomplished. …

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Simple Script for Shannon Entropy

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This tutorial presents a Python implementation of the Shannon Entropy algorithm to compute Entropy on a DNA/Protein sequence.

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Easy Conversion FASTQ to FASTA

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One of the most common tasks in bioinformatics data analysis is to convert a FASTQ file into FASTA. Unfortunately, some programs only accept input in FASTA …

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Data Science Careers carving our professional paths

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Data science (or part of any of the data science careers) applies statistical procedures ranging from data transformations, data modeling, statistical and machine learning modeling, and …

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BAM to FASTQ (BAM2FASTQ) – Short and Sweet

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This short tutorial teaches two ways, using samtools or bedtools, on how to convert a BAM to FASTQ.

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The Boom of Bioinformatics Careers

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The influence of big data across multiple industries and domains of life sciences is opening a lot of bioinformatics careers. The career scope is widened for …