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locus-fasta [artifact]

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A FASTA-type anvi’o artifact. This artifact is typically generated, used, and/or exported by anvi’o (and not provided by the user)..

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There are no anvi’o tools that use or require this artifact directly, which means it is most likely an end-product for the user.


A locus-fasta is one of the outputs of anvi-export-locus, which creates exports specific regions of interest out of a contigs-db.

This artifact specifically describes the fasta file that contains the sequence of one of the hits to the locus.

This file is contained within the directory specified by the -o parameter and is named with the prefix defined by the -O parameter, followed by a numerical identifier for this particular hit. The sequence in this fasta file is also contained in the contigs-db of the same name.

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