ARACHNE is a program for assembling data from whole genome shotgun sequencing experiments. It was designed for long reads from Sanger sequencing technology, and has been used extensively to assemble many genomes, including many that are large and highly repetitive.
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ARACHNE: a whole-genome shotgun assembler.
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Assisted assembly: how to improve a de novo genome assembly by using related species.
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