MAQ - Mapping and Assembly with Qualities (DISABLED - will be removed on 12/20/17)

Note: Due to lack of use, this software module has been disabled and will be removed from MSI systems on 12/20/17. If you need this software, please contact


Maq is a software that builds mapping assemblies from short reads generated by the next-generation sequencing machines. It is particularly designed for Illumina-Solexa 1G Genetic Analyzer, and has preliminary functions to handle ABI SOLiD data.

To run this software interactively in a Linux environment run the commands:

module load maq

Manual and quick start can be found at

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