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PhiSpy is a computer program written in C++, Python and R to identify prophages in a complete bacterial genome sequences.

Environment Modules

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

System Variables

  • HPC_PHYSPY_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_PHYSPY_BIN - executable directory


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

Sajia Akhter, Ramy K. Aziz, Robert A. Edwards; PhiSpy: a novel algorithm for finding prophages in bacterial genomes that combines similarity- and composition-based strategies. Nucl Acids Res 2012; 40 (16): e126. doi: 10.1093/nar/gks406