LightAssembler specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12361
Name LightAssembler
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data LightAssembler assembles multiple input files of the sequencing reads given in fasta/fastq format. Also, LightAssembler can read directly the input files compressed with gzip fasta.gz/fastq.gz.
Output data The output of LightAssembler is the set of assembled contigs in fasta format.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Sara El-Metwally

Publication for LightAssembler

LightAssembler institution(s)
Visiting Scholar in Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Computers and Information, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
LightAssembler funding source(s)
This work has been supported by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau - Washington DC (fellowship no. JS-2844) and Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.

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