Various tools exist for converting a FASTQ file to FASTA format. However, a simple unix trick usually do the job. No need to download and install any software.
paste - - - - < file.fq | cut -f 1,2 | sed 's/^@/>/' | tr "\t" "\n" > file.fa
Last updated on May 06, 2013
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