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  • Description

    (QUality ASsessment Tool) evaluates genome assemblies by computing various metrics, including N50, length for which the collection of all contigs of that length or longer covers at least 50% of assembly length; NG50, where length of the reference genome is being covered; NA50 and NGA50, where aligned blocks instead of contigs are taken; misassemblies, misassembled and unaligned contigs or contigs bases; and genes and operons covered. QUAST also builds convenient plots for different metrics, such as cumulative contigs length, all kinds of N-metrics, genes and operons covered, and GC content.

  • Usage

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

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

    A. Gurevich, V. Saveliev, N. Vyahhi, and G. Tesler. 2013. QUAST: quality assessment tool for genome assemblies. Bioinformatics. 29(8): 1072-1075.

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