NARWHAL specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01130
Software type Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data The location of the Illumina Qseq files, the output folder and a sample-sheet.
Input format FASTQ, SAM and BAM
Biological technology Illumina
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements BASH, R, gzip, pdflatex, nice, gawk, GCC (optional), libz (optional), Bowtie, BWA, TopHat, SAMtools, BAMtools
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Wilfred van IJcken <>

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NARWHAL institution(s)
Center for Biomics, Department of Cell Biology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Bioinformatics Centre (NBIC), Nijmegen, Netherlands
NARWHAL funding source(s)
Supported by Netherlands BioInformatics Center as part of the BioAssist programme and NGI Booster grant from the Netherlands Genomics Initiative.

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