bcftools

bcftools is a set of utilities that manipulate variant calls in the Variant Call Format (VCF) and its binary counterpart BCF.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of bcftools are available on OSC clusters:

Version Oakley OWEns pitzer
1.3.1 X* X*  
1.9     X*
* Current default version

You can use module spider bcftools to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.

Access

bcftools is available to all OSC users without restriction.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

Genome Research Ltd., Open source

Usage

Usage on Oakley

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of bcftools, run the following command: module load bcftools. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular bcftools version, use module load bcftools/version. For example, use  module load bcftools/1.3.1 to load bcftools 1.3.1.

Usage on Owens

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of bcftools, run the following command: module load bcftools. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular bcftools version, use module load bcftools/version. For example, use module load bcftools/1.3.1 to load bcftools 1.3.1.

Usage on Pitzer

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of bcftools, run the following command: module load bcftools. The default version will be loaded.

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