FreeBayes

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Description

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FreeBayes is a high-performance, flexible, and open-source Bayesian genetic variant detector. It operates on BAM alignment files, which are produced by most contemporary short-read aligners.

In addition to substantial performance improvements over its predecessors (PolyBayes, GigaBayes, and BamBayes), it expands the scope of SNP and small-indel variant calling to populations of individuals with heterogeneous copy number. FreeBayes is currently under active development.

Required Modules

modules documentation

Serial

  • freebayes

System Variables

  • HPC_FREEBAYES_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_FREEBAYES_BIN - executable directory




Validation

  • Validated 4/5/2018