BBMerge protocols

BBMerge computational protocol

BBMerge specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_17799
Name BBMerge
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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Additional information

BBMerge IN pipeline

PMCID: 5936724
PMID: 29669898
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2654

[…] these samples were 4 of 96 samples sequenced on a miseq run. reads from these samples were pooled (757 132 paired-end reads), trimmed with cutadapt v1.16 [36], and merged into a single read with bbmerge v37.93 [37] to produce 348 488 reads (with length ≥200 bp)., these reads were clustered at 97% similarity with cdhit-est v4.7 [38] to produce 73 clusters—the 10 most abundant clusters […]

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