Bioinformatics Recipe Cookbook

Recipe Description

This recipe follows the variant calling process in the Biostar Handbook.

With default parameters the recipe obtains the reference genome AF086833 (the Ebola Mayinga strain of 1976) and will align to it the sequencing data obtained from the 2014 outbreak deposited as SRA id SRR1972739

The recipe produces an alignment and a variant call files for the sequencing run. The results can be viewed relative to the Gene Feature file.


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# Stop on errors. Show all commands.
set -uxeo pipefail

# Set the reference genome accession number.

# Set the SRR run number.

# Directory for various reference information.
mkdir -p refs

# The reference genome in GENBANK format.

# The reference genome in FASTA format.

# The reference genome in GFF (Gene Feature Format).

# Get the reference sequence in GenBank format.
efetch -db=nuccore -format=gb -id=$ACC > $GB

# Reformat GenBank to FASTA.
cat $GB | readseq -p -f fasta > $REF 2>> log.txt

# Reformat GenBank to GFF. Keep only lines that match CDS.
cat $GB | readseq -p -f gff 2>> log.txt | grep CDS > $GFF 

# Index reference for the bwa aligner.
bwa index $REF 2>> log.txt

# Index the reference genome so that it can be loaded into IGV.
samtools faidx $REF

# The directory that stores the sequencing reads
mkdir -p reads

# Get sequencing data from a SRR number.
fastq-dump -X 10000 --split-files -O reads $SRR

# Files names that store read pairs

# The alignment file name.

# The variant file name.

# Align and generate a sorted BAM file.
bwa mem $REF $R1 $R2 2>> log.txt | samtools sort > $BAM

# Index the BAM file.
samtools index $BAM

# Call snps with bcftools
bcftools mpileup -Ou -f $REF $BAM 2>> log.txt | bcftools call -mv -Ov -o $VCF 2>> log.txt

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