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Cactus is a reference-free whole-genome multiple alignment program. Please cite the Progressive Cactus paper when using Cactus. Additional descriptions of the core algorithms can be found here and here.

Environment Modules

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

System Variables

  • HPC_CACTUS_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_CACTUS_BIN - executables directory

Job Script Examples

Using the "step-by-step" procedure with "cactus-prepare" has proven to be the most successful way to run the Cactus workflow on HiPerGator.

See the Cactus_Job_Scripts page for cactus Job script examples.


If you publish research that uses cactus you have to cite it as follows: