IDBA-Tran protocols

IDBA-Tran specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01318
Name IDBA-Tran
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++, Shell (Bash)
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements GCC
Maintained Yes



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Additional information

The software is also available via Docker.

Publication for IDBA-Tran

IDBA-Tran IN pipeline

PMCID: 4053832
PMID: 23998801
DOI: 10.1186/gb-2013-14-8-310

[…] for efficient and accurate analysis of newly generated high-throughput data are continuing to be developed. henry cm leung (the university of hong kong, china) described a de novo rna-seq assembler, idba-tran, designed to remove assembly paths of de bruijn graphs associated with sequencing errors and for merging paths caused by polymorphisms. the algorithm achieved both better sensitivity (more […]

IDBA-Tran institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy Sciences, Shanghai, China
IDBA-Tran funding source(s)
Supported, in part, by RGC HKU 7111/12E and HKU 719709E, the Shanghai Pujiang Plan (Y057C11501) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Project (‘‘C4 Rice’’).

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