Easy NCBI Genome Download
NCBI genome download can be a very unpleasant job. This page shows how to use NCBI-genome-download to download NCBI genomes with a single command line easily.
Find All Files Containing a Specific Text on Linux or macOS
This short tutorial teaches you how to find all files containing a specific text on Linux or macOS using either the command find or grep. 1. …
Fast Conversion of Lowercase Sequences to Uppercase in FASTA Format
This tutorial teaches two approaches to convert lowercase to uppercase sequences in FASTA format. In bioinformatics, a FASTA with lowercase bases implies that regions are low …
The Easiest Way on How to Decompress Using gzip
This short tutorial teaches you the easiest way how to decompress a file using gzip — uncompressing a gz file will never be a problem again.
How to Copy a Directory in Linux
This short tutorial teaches the easiest way How to Copy a Directory in Linux – more explicitly using the command line.
Easy: Getting the Size of Directories and Subdirectories in Linux
This quick blog post demonstrates how to get the size of all directories within a directory or a specific directory in Linux – Unix. It also …
The Easiest way to Plot a Histogram in Python – Step-by-Step
Here you will learn the easiest way to plot a histogram in Python. We make use of the seaborn library to create the distribution.
Quick Sequencing Depth and Coverage Check
This tutorial teaches how to run a quick sequencing depth and coverage check for one or more reference sequences.
The Fastest Way to Read a FASTA in Python
This tutorial teaches a fast approach to how to read sequences from large FASTA files in Python using Pysam. I know how reading large FASTA files …
Easy way to sort a dictionary by key and value Python
Do you know how to sort a dictionary by value in Python? This is one of those uncommon dictionary operations that sometimes you need to do …