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BiG-SLiCE (or Biosynthetic Gene clusters - Super Linear Clustering Engine) is a tool designed to cluster massive numbers of biosynthetic gene clusters.

Environment Modules

Run module spider bigslice to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_BIGSLICE_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_BIGSLICE_BIN - executable directory


If you publish research that uses bigslice you have to cite it as follows:

Satria A Kautsar, Justin J J van der Hooft, Dick de Ridder, Marnix H Medema, BiG-SLiCE: A highly scalable tool maps the diversity of 1.2 million biosynthetic gene clusters, GigaScience, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021, giaa154.