MECAT specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_14543
Alternative name Mapping Error Correction and de novo Assembly Tool
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input format FASTA,FASTQ,H5
Biological technology Pacific Biosciences, Oxford Nanopore
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages C, C++, Perl
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.3
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Zhi Xie <>
  • person_outline Chuan-Le Xiao <>
  • person_outline Feng Luo <>

Publication for Mapping Error Correction and de novo Assembly Tool

MECAT institution(s)
State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China; School of Data and Computer Science, and Guangdong Provincial Key Lab of Computational Science, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China; Southern Regional Collaborative Innovation Center for Grain and Oil Crops in China, Hunan Agricultural University, Hunan, China; College of Plant Protection, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, China; School of Computing, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
MECAT funding source(s)
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (31471789, 31600667 and 31200612), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (15ykjc23d) and Guangdong Natural Science Foundation (2015A030313127).

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