Bradford Condon PhD

Bioinformatics, Web & Mobile Development


genomics

Sometimes, you have a task where the goal is to remove a certain phrase, set of characters, or trailing characters within a file. This happens all the time working with FASTA files. For whatever reason, the header description might be longer than you like. Some phylogenetics programs, for example, have a character limit on headers. Failure to fix this on your own can result in clipped headers, which in turn can result in non-unique headers and failed scripts.

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