When citing Pyrodigal, please additionally cite the original Prodigal paper, which developed the actual method. You can for instance cite both papers as: Pyrodigal (Larralde, 2022), a Python library binding to Prodigal (Hyatt et al., 2010).

Use the following for the bibliography:

Or just grab the BibTex file with these two papers.


Pyrodigal has been published in the Journal of Open-Source Science. JOSS is a community-run journal and relies upon volunteer effort. If you’d like to support JOSS please consider doing either one (or both) of the the following:


Pyrodigal is being used in the following research works:

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