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fastx_strip_annots command
Commands > FASTA/Q files, Reads

This command strips all usearch-style annotations from sequence labels by deleting everything after the first semi-colon (;).

Input can be in FASTA or FASTQ format. The output filename is specified by -fastqout (FASTQ format) and / or -fastaout (FASTA format). You cannot create FASTQ output from FASTA input.


usearch -fastx_strip_annots seqs.fa -fastaout seqs_without_annots.fa