MAP specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01424
Name MAP
Alternative name Metagenomic Assembly Program
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability No
Maintained No


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Publication for Metagenomic Assembly Program

MAP citation


Comparison of different assembly and annotation tools on analysis of simulated viral metagenomic communities in the gut

BMC Genomics
PMCID: 3901335
PMID: 24438450
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-37

[…] mic levels, namely in the order and family levels. These may seem counterintuitive, since the exact opposite is seen in bacteria, and may be due to the broad genetic heterogeneity in viruses []. MAP (Metagenomic Assembly Program) [] and Ray Meta [] (a short read de Bruijn assembler) came out around the time when this work was being carried out. MAP (a metagenomic OLC assembler) is expected to impr […]

MAP institution(s)
State Key Lab for Turbulence and Complex Systems and Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China; Center for Theoretical Biology, Peking University, Beijing, China; Center for Protein Science, Peking University, Beijing, China; Department of Gastroenterology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China
MAP funding source(s)
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (30970667, 30770499, 11021463 and 61131003), National Basic Research Program of China (2011CB707500) and Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor Funding of Beijing (YB 20101000102).

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