debarcer specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_16633
Name debarcer
Alternative name De-Barcoding and Error Correction
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Perl, R, Shell (Bash)
License MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Tony Godfrey

Publication for De-Barcoding and Error Correction

debarcer citation


Recurrent promoter mutations in melanoma are defined by an extended context specific mutational signature

PLoS Genet
PMCID: 5443578
PMID: 28489852
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006773

[…] instrument at TATAA Biocenter (Gothenburg, Sweden) using 150 bp single-end reads. Raw FastQ files were subsequently processed as described[] using Debarcer Version 0.3.0 ( Sequence reads with the same barcode were grouped into families for each amplicon. Barcode families with at least 20 reads, where ≥ 90% of the reads were identical, were required to compute […]

debarcer institution(s)
Department of Pathology and Genetics, Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Institute of Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden; Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, MaRS Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
debarcer funding source(s)
This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (R21CA172999), the Swedish Cancer Society, the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation, the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg.

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