Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Bowtie 0.12.5 release - 4/10/10: An ultrafast, memory-efficient short read aligner

Bowtie is an ultrafast, memory-efficient short read aligner. It aligns short DNA sequences (reads) to the human genome at a rate of over 25 million 35-bp reads per hour. Bowtie indexes the genome with a Burrows-Wheeler index to keep its memory footprint small: typically about 2.2 GB for the human genome (2.9 GB for paired-end).

Fixed spurious "Error while writing string output; not all characters written" errors in -S/--sam mode.

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