OLego specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01244
Name OLego
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Biological technology Illumina
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages C++
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.1.7
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Chaolin Zhang <>
  • person_outline Michael Zhang <>
  • person_outline Jie Wu <>

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OLego citation

PMCID: 4830686

[…] hg19 reference human genome. for expression analyses, fastq files were aligned using the mayo map-rseq pipeline v1.356. the alignments for alternative splicing analyses were done separately by using olego, a seed and extend aligner that has high-sensitivity for splice-junction mapping of very small seeds (14 nt seed size), as previously described30, 57., a series of bioinformatics analyses […]

OLego institution(s)
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA; Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA; Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Center for Systems Biology, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA; Bioinformatics Division, Center for Synthetic and Systems Biology, TNLIST, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-Oncology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
OLego funding source(s)
Supported by National Institutes of Health (NIH) [GM74688, K99GM95713] and National Basic Research Program of China [2012CB316503].

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