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PRINSEQ++ is a C++ implementation of the program.


PRINSEQ++ can be used to filter, reformat or trim genomic and metagenomic sequence data. It is 5X faster than and uses less RAM thanks to the use of multi-threading and the cboost libraries. It can read and write compressed (gzip) files, drastically reducing the use of hard drive.

This module requires that PRINSEQ++ has been run with the flag -VERBOSE 1. It uses the log file name as the sample name.

File search patterns

  - contents: reads removed by -
    num_lines: 2