Supported Applications


  • Description

    a de novo, parallel, paired-end sequence assembler that is designed for short reads. The single-processor version is useful for assembling genomes up to 100 Mbases in size. The parallel version is implemented using MPI and is capable of assembling larger genomes.

  • Primary Citation*

    J. T. Simpson, K. Wong, S. D. Jackman, J. E. Schein, S. J. Jones, and İ. Birol. 2009. ABySS: A parallel assembler for short read sequence data. Genome Research. 19(6): 1117-1123.

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