Sickle 2016

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Sickle is a windowed adaptive trimming tools for FASTQ files. Beside sliding window, Sickle uses quality and length thresholds to determine and trim low quality bases at both 3' end and 5' end of the reads.

Installed version

There is currently just one version of Sickle installed:

Environment: hpc-env/6.4

  • sickle/1.33-foss-2017b

Using Sickle

To use Sickle, you just have to load the corresponding environment and module.

module load hpc-env/6.4
module load sickle


The full documentation can be found here.