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Description This QIIME 2 plugin uses cutadapt to work with adapters (e.g. barcodes, primers) in sequence data.
Version 2021.4.0
Support Please post to the QIIME 2 forum for help with this plugin:
q2cli Invocation
qiime cutadapt
Artifact API Import
from qiime2.plugins import cutadapt


  • Marcel Martin. Cutadapt removes adapter sequences from high-throughput sequencing reads. EMBnet. journal, 17(1):pp–10, 2011. doi:10.14806/ej.17.1.200.