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MeCorS specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11448
Name MeCorS
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Biological technology Illumina
Operating system Unix/Linux
License MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Andreas Bremges <>

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PMCID: 5657622
PMID: 29073143
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185056

[…] to assemble the unsequenced gap between reads, achieving a significantly higher merge rate while maintaining or increasing accuracy., mock community data are available from synthetic data generated from the genome of chlamydomonas reinhardtii (v3.0) is available at […]

PMCID: 5037974
PMID: 27673566
DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2016.81

[…] amplicon to shotgun sequence data and bias evaluation associated with gc content. using the mbarc-26 illumina metagenome dataset and corresponding single-cell sequence data bremges et al. developed mecors, a metagenome-enabled single-cell read correction tool. to further encourage the use of this mock community, we report the release of molarity and shotgun sequence datasets of mbarc-26., […]

MeCorS institution(s)
Center for Biotechnology and Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany; US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, USA

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