Architect specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12162
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data The Architect scaffolder takes as input pre-assembled scaffolds or contigs from a standard short-read assembler as well as an alignment of read clouds to these scaffolds. In addition to read clouds, Architect is also able to leverage paired-end are mate-pair reads to guide scaffolding in cases where the original assembly is ambiguous.
Biological technology Illumina
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements PySam, networkx
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Volodymyr Kuleshov <>

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Architect institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Architect funding source(s)
US National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH/NHGRI) grant T32 HG000044; a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) post-graduate fellowship

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