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FASTA/Q

Alternatively, if output file is fasta or fastq, the header of each sequence contains all tags, separated by a single whitespace, that would be present in the BAM format. Example FASTQ header:

@m54006_171006_044150/5/ccs bc=3,3 bl=CGCGCGTG bq=100 bt=CGCGCGTG bx=8,8 cx=12 qe=2235 ql=p\tttrop qs=8 qt=G^\IGR]K

Additional tags

Tag Description
bc Barcode pair indices, integer codes represent 0-based position in the FASTA file of barcodes
bl Barcode sequence clipped from leading end
bq Barcode score / quality, normalized between 0 and 100
bt Barcode sequence clipped from trailing end
bx Pair of clipped barcode sequence lengths
ql Qualities of barcode bases clipped from leading end, stored as a FASTQ string
qt Qualities of barcode bases clipped from trailing end, stored as a FASTQ string

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