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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
SOAP has been in evolution from a single alignment tool to a tool package that provides full solution to next generation sequencing data analysis. Currently, it consists of a new alignment tool (SOAPaligner/soap2), a re-sequencing consensus sequence builder (SOAPsnp), an indel finder ( SOAPindel ), a structural variation scanner ( SOAPsv ) and a de novo short reads assembler ( SOAPdenovo ).
SOAPdenovo is a novel short-read assembly method that can build a de novo draft assembly for the human-sized genomes. The program is specially designed to assemble Illumina GA short reads. It creates new opportunities for building reference sequences and carrying out accurate analyses of unexplored genomes in a cost effective way.
To run this software interactively in a Linux environment run the commands:
module load soap
To use the SOAPdenovo functionality included in this software run the command:
For additional information, see: http://soap.genomics.org.cn/soapdenovo.html