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Fragment Merger Tool specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_24233
Name Fragment Merger Tool
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Two to twelve chromatograms and/or files.
Input format ABL,FASTA
Output data Some details for each fragment submitted; (optional) the final merged (assembled) sequence, detailed output of each of the successive merges, the merged sequence aligned against the reference sequence/s; and a download hyperlink to archive file containing all input and output files (excluding chromatograms).
Output format HTML+FASTA+ZIP
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • Viruses
    • Hepatitis B virus


  • person_outline Trevor Bell <>
  • person_outline Anna Kramvis <>

Publication for Fragment Merger Tool


Fragment merger: an online tool to merge overlapping long sequence fragments.

2013 Viruses
PMCID: 3705298
PMID: 23482300
DOI: 10.3390/v5030824

Fragment Merger Tool in publications

PMCID: 4537597
PMID: 26275904
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-1801-0

[…] to join the contigs. high fidelity pcr reactions and sanger sequencing were performed using standard methods. overlapping and joining of the contigs was performed manually with the aid of hvdr fragment merger tool [] and audrius meskauskas’s reverse complement tool []. completed, circularized genomes were annotated using rast [, ], the ncbi prokaryotic pipeline [] and manual […]

PMCID: 3722059
PMID: 23865777
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-328

[…] are numbered from the ecori site of genotype a (ay233286). the three overlapping fragments of the complete s, and the 7 fragments of the complete genome thus obtained, were assembled using the fragment merger tool []. sequences were deposited in genbank, accession numbers kf170739-kf170812., neighbour-joining using mega5 [] or phylip (phylogeny inference package version 3.69) or dnadist […]

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Fragment Merger Tool institution(s)
Hepatitis Virus Diversity Research Programme (HVDRP), Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Fragment Merger Tool funding source(s)
Supported by the National Bioinformatics Network (NBN), the National Research Foundation (NRF), the Poliomyelitis Research Foundation, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the University of the Witwatersrand.

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