The Subread software package is a tool kit for processing next-gen sequencing data. It includes Subread aligner, Subjunc exon-exon junction detector and featureCounts read summarization program.
Subread aligner can be used to align both gDNA-seq and RNA-seq reads. Subjunc aligner was specified designed for the detection of exon-exon junction. For the mapping of RNA-seq reads, Subread performs local alignments and Subjunc performs global alignments. Subread and Subjunc were published in the following paper: Yang Liao, Gordon K Smyth and Wei Shi. "The Subread aligner: fast, accurate and scalable read mapping by seed-and-vote", Nucleic Acids Research, 2013, 41(10):e108
- read aligner
- next-generation sequencing
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