Supported Applications


  • Description

    (Burrows-Wheeler Aligner) a software package for mapping low-divergent sequences against a large reference genome, such as the human genome. It consists of three algorithms: BWA-backtrack, BWA-SW and BWA-MEM.

  • Primary Citation*

    H. Li and R. Durbin. 2009. Fast and Accurate Short Read Alignment with Burrows-Wheeler Transform. Bioinformatics. Oxford Journals. 25(14): 1754-1760.

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