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  • Description

    Canu is a fork of the Celera Assembler designed for high-noise single-molecule sequencing. Canu specializes in assembling PacBio or Oxford Nanopore sequences. Canu operates in three phases: correction, trimming and assembly. The correction phase will improve the accuracy of bases in reads.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by Canu, run: $ biogrids-list canu Copy to clipboard
  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ biogrids-cli install canu Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    S. Koren, B. P. Walenz, K. Berlin, J. R. Miller, N. H. Bergman, and P. AM.. 2017. Canu: scalable and accurate long-read assembly via adaptive k-mer weighting and repeat separation. Genome Res.. 27(5): 722-736.

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  • Keywords

    Genome Assembly, PacBio Sequencing

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  2.2 (1.4 GB)
    OS X INTEL:  2.2 (992.8 MB)

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      1.8 (1.1 GB)
    • OS X INTEL:

      1.5 (477.8 MB)