Swift pipeline

Swift specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01157
Name Swift
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Biological technology Illumina
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements Illumina Solexa
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Nava Whiteford <>

Publication for Swift

Swift IN pipeline

PMCID: 3438129
PMID: 22838726
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-156

[…] china) for commercial sequencing. the whole genome sequence, with a total length of 166,682 bp, was obtained using the illumina solexa sequencing platform (illumina, san diego, usa) and the swift analysis tool (http://swiftng.sourceforge.net) [30]. the genome sequence was analyzed with the ncbi blastx bioinformatics tool (http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast.cgi) for nucleotide analysis, […]

Swift institution(s)
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK; Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, CRUK Cambridge Research Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Cambridge, UK; Bioinformatics Division, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, VIC, Australia; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, MA, USA; Harvard Medical School, Genetics, Boston, MA, USA

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