swMATH ID: 28780
Software Authors: Li H
Description: Minimap2: pairwise alignment for nucleotide sequences. Recent advances in sequencing technologies promise ultra-long reads of ∼100 kb in average, full-length mRNA or cDNA reads in high throughput and genomic contigs over 100 Mb in length. Existing alignment programs are unable or inefficient to process such data at scale, which presses for the development of new alignment algorithms. RESULTS: Minimap2 is a general-purpose alignment program to map DNA or long mRNA sequences against a large reference database. It works with accurate short reads of ≥100 bp in length, ≥1 kb genomic reads at error rate ∼15
Homepage: https://academic.oup.com/bioinformatics/article-abstract/34/18/3094/4994778?redirectedFrom=fulltext
Source Code:  https://github.com/lh3/minimap2
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