fastaq_make_random_contigs(1) makes a multi-fasta file of random sequences


 fastaq_make_random_contigs [options] <number of sequences> <length of each sequence> <fasta out>

Makes a multi-fasta file of random sequences, all of the same length. Each base has equal chance of being A,C,G or T

positional arguments:

Nunber of contigs to make
Length of each contig
Name of output file

optional arguments:

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
--first_number FIRST_NUMBER
If numbering the sequences, the first sequence gets this number [1]
Name the contigs A,B,C,... will start at A again if you get to Z
--prefix PREFIX
Prefix to add to start of every sequence name
--seed SEED
Seed for random number generator. Default is to use python's default


fastaq_make_random_contigs was originally written by Martin Hunt ([email protected])


Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Copyright © 2013 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.