pIRS protocols

pIRS specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_00254
Name pIRS
Alternative name profile based Illumina pair-end Reads Simulator
Software type Application/Script, Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Biological technology Illumina
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++, Perl
License BSD 2-clause “Simplified” License, GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.0.2
Stability Stable
Source code URL https://codeload.github.com/galaxy001/pirs/tar.gz/v2.0.2
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Wei Fan <>

Publication for profile based Illumina pair-end Reads Simulator

pIRS IN pipeline

PMCID: 3667578
PMID: 23741619
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.00731.027

[…] 1/2, while we expect two modes for triploid genomes, at 1/3 and 2/3, and four modes for tetraploid genomes, at 1/4, 1/2 and 3/4 (figure 8a). we simulated genomes with different ploidy levels using pirs (hu et al., 2012), based on two strains, p. infestans t30-4 and ec3527. the snps used for the construction of two simulated chromosomes were determined with samtools v0.1.8 mpileup and bcftools […]

pIRS institution(s)
BGI-Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China; Biodynamic Optical Imaging Center, Peking University, Beijing, China; Medical Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
pIRS funding source(s)
Supported by Basic Research Program of Shenzhen City (grants JC2010526019); Key Laboratory Project of Shenzhen City (grants CXB200903110066A and CXB201108250096A); Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Gene Bank for National Life Science.

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