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abyss-samtoafg

By Jackman S., Birol I., Last update 1494698999
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abyss-samtoafg description

Abyss-samtoafg converts a SAM file to an AMOS AFG file. AFG is a single text-based file assembly container that holds read and consensus information together


Parent program: abyss

ABySS is a de novo sequencing assembler developed for short reads of large genomes. It has novel scaffolding algorithm capable of assembling very large genomes including human genomes (>3.5 billion paired-end reads). ABySS algorithm eliminates ambiguities in the scaffold graph and identifies contigs that are assembled into scaffolds.The assembly runs in three stages: assemble contigs without paired-end information, align the paired-end reads to the initial assembly, and merge contigs joined by paired-end information.