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Compute minimal metabolic precursors sets that enable the production of target metabolites.

Project Description


You can install precursor by running:

$ pip install --user precursor

On Linux the executable script can then be found in ~/.local/bin

and on MacOS the script is under /Users/YOURUSERNAME/Library/Python/2.7/bin.


Typical usage is:

$ --autoseeds network targets

For more options you can ask for help as follows:

$ --help
        usage: [-h] [--autoseeds] net inputs

        positional arguments:
          net          metabolic network in SBML format
          inputs       targets in XML format

        optional arguments:
          -h, --help   show this help message and exit
          --autoseeds  compute possible seed metabolites


An archive with sample files is available here: precursor_data.tar.gz

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