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fastaq_make_random_contigs - Make contigs of random sequence

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NAME

fastaq_make_random_contigs - Make contigs of random sequence

DESCRIPTION

usage: fastaq_make_random_contigs [options] <contigs> <length> <outfile>
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:

contigs
Number of contigs to make
length
Length of each contig
outfile
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_by_letters
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
June 2017 fastaq 3.15.0