The recommended method of installation is through bioconda

$ conda install -c bioconda gunc

Download GUNC DB

Before use the GUNC DB needs to be downloaded (13G):

$ gunc download_db /path/to/output/dir/

The path to the GUNC_DB can be supplied as a command line argument to gunc run or set as an environment variable: GUNC_DB

Manual Installation

Alternatively gunc can be install using pip:

$ pip install gunc

GUNC DB should be downloaded by following the above instructions. Separately prodigal and diamond 2.0.4 need to be installed


Both Singularity and docker containers are available by following instructions here: LINK