Meraculous

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Principal bioinformatics method(s) Assembly
Maintained? Maybe
Input format(s) specialized format
Output format(s) fasta
Software features De novo assembly, scaffolding
Programming language(s) Perl, C
Software libraries boost

Summary: De novo genome assembler from short reads

Description

A novel assembler and scaffolder that uses an efficient hashing strategy. When compared on Pichia or E.coli it performed very well when compared to other de-novo assemblers. It was tested up to Arabidopsis genome size (~120MB) with simulated reads.





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  1. Chapman JA, Ho I, Sunkara S, Luo S, Schroth GP, Rokhsar DS.. 2011. PLoS One


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