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BRANCH is a software that extends de novo transfrags and identifies novel transfrags with DNA contigs or genes of close related species. BRANCH discovers novel exons first and then extends/joins fragmented de novo transfrags, so that the resulted transfrags are more complete.

Environment Modules

Run module spider branch to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_BRANCH_DIR - installation directory


If you publish research that uses branch you have to cite it as follows: If you use BRANCH, please cite the following paper:

Bao E, Jiang T, Girke T (2013). BRANCH: boosting RNA-Seq assemblies with partial or related genomic sequences. Bioinformatics: epub.