Burrows-Wheeler Aligner

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Description

BWA is a program for aligning sequencing reads against a large reference genome (e.g. human genome). It has two major components, one for read shorter than 150bp and the other for longer reads.

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Features

  • Support Illumina, SOLiD, 454, Sanger reads, PacBio reads and assembly contigs
  • Gapped alignment and paired-end mapping
  • Accurate, fast and lightweight

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  • bigey
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    Only consider BWA version 0.6.2 as the latest sufficiently tested and stable version. That said, this is a very good application for aligning short sequencing reads.

    Posted 01/25/2013
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Additional Project Details

Languages

English

Intended Audience

Science/Research

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

C

Registered

2009-09-01
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