GenomeTools 2016

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The GenomeTools genome analysis system is a free collection of bioinformatics tools (in the realm of genome informatics) combined into a single binary named gt. It is based on a C library named “libgenometools” which consists of several modules. ¹

Installed version(s)

The following versions are installed and currently available...

... on environment hpc-env/8.3:

  • GenomeTools/1.6.1-GCC-8.3.0

... on environment hpc-env/6.4:

  • genometools/1.5.10-foss-2017b ## please mind the different upper/lower cases when loading the desired module

Loading / Using GenomeTools

To load the desired version of the module, use the module load command, e.g.

module load hpc-env/8.3
module load GenomeTools 

Always remember: this command is case sensitive!

After loading the GenomeTools module, you can get some basic information by calling

gt -help

GenomeTool(gt) will print out a list of all tools available. If you want to know more about one of the listed tools you can use the extended help function:

gt  <tool_name> -help


A list of documentations and manuals can be found here.