khmer k-mer counting library
Welcome to khmer: k-mer counting, filtering and graph traversal FTW!
The official repository is at
and you can read the docs online here:
There are two mailing lists dedicated to khmer, an announcements-only list and a discussion list. To search their archives and sign-up for them, please visit the following URLs:
- Discussion: http://lists.idyll.org/listinfo/khmer
- Announcements: http://lists.idyll.org/listinfo/khmer-announce
You can contact the current maintainers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMPORTANT NOTE: CITE US!
khmer is research software, so you should cite us when you use it in scientific publications! Please see the CITATION file for citation information.
khmer requires Python 2.7+. Linux users will need the python development libraries and gcc. OS X users may need XCode installed.
pip install khmer to download, build, and install the latest stable version.
For more details see doc/install.txt
The use of a virtualenv is recommended, see https://virtualenv.pypa.io/en/latest/virtualenv.html#installation
khmer is under the BSD license; see doc/LICENSE.txt. Distribution, modification and redistribution, incorporation into other software, and pretty much everything else is allowed.
khmer project contributors also edit documents collaboratively at our wiki.