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

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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/3.6/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.

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