proovread specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_05092
Name proovread
Software type Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Output data High accuracy pacbio reads, trimmed for uncorrected/low quality regions, complete corrected pacbio reads including un-/ poorly corrected regions, ids of reads and the reason for excluding them from correction, annotations of potential chimeric joints clipped during trimming and the parameter set used for this run.
Biological technology Pacific Biosciences
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Perl
License Artistic License version 2.0, GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.12
Stability Stable
NCBI Blast, samtools
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Frank Förster <>
  • person_outline Thomas Hackl <>

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proovread institution(s)
Department for Molecular Plant Physiology and Biophysics, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany; Department of Bioinformatics, University of Würzburg, Biocenter, Am Hubland, Würzburg, Germany
proovread funding source(s)
Supported by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP/20010-2015)/ERC Grant Agreement number 250194-Carnivorom.

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