htslib specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_13459
Name htslib
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.3.1
Stability Stable
Source code URL
Maintained Yes



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PMCID: 5649057

[…] the potential to be extremely useful for somatic variant calling when matched normal tissue is not available, particularly in individuals of non-european ancestry., lumosvar requires perl, samtools, htslib, and matlab runtime. the main inputs are bam files, which may be generated by bwa. lumosvar is available for download at, additional file 1: figure s8. […]

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