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NAME

kmc_tools - additional operations on k-mer databases

SYNOPSIS

kmc_tools [global parameters] <operation> [operation parameters]

DESCRIPTION

This command and its various subcomments implement a number of operations on KMC databases.

k-mers sets operations for 2 KMC databases

intersect
intersection of 2 k-mers sets

kmers_subtract

subtraction of 2 k-mers sets

counters_subtract

counters subtraction of 2 k-mer sets

union

union of 2 k-mers sets

operations for single kmc database

sort
sorts k-mers from database generated by KMC2.x

reduce

exclude too rare and too frequent k-mers

compact

remove counters (store only k-mers)

histogram

histogram of k-mers occurr ences

dump

dump k-mers and counters to text file

more complex operations:

complex
complex operations with a number of input databases

other operations:

filter
filter out reads with too small number of k-mers

OPTIONS

global parameters:

-t<value>
total number of threads (default: no. of CPU cores)

-v

enable verbose mode (shows some information) (default: false)

-hp

hide percentage progress (default: false)

EXAMPLE

kmc_tools union db1 -ci3 db2 -ci5 -cx300 db1_union_db2 -ci10

SEE ALSO

kmc(1), kmc_tools-histogram(1), kmc_tools-compact(1), kmc_tools-intersect(1), kmc_tools-complex(1), kmc_tools-kmers_subtract(1), kmc_tools-counters_subtract(1), kmc_tools-sort(1), kmc_tools-dump(1), kmc_tools-union(1), kmc_tools-filter(1)

AUTHOR

KMC was originally written by:

•Sebastian Deorowicz ( <sebastian.deorowicz@polsl.pl>)

•Marek Kokot

•Szymon Grabowski

•Agnieszka Debudaj-Grabysz

COPYING

KMC is free software distributed under GNU GPL3 licence for academic, research, and commercial use.