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Homopolish is a genome polisher originally developed for Nanopore and subsequently extended for PacBio CLR. It generates a high-quality genome (>Q50) for virus, bacteria, and fungus.

Environment Modules

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

System Variables

  • HPC_HOMOPOLISH_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_HOMOPOLISH_BIN - executable directory


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

Huang, Y.-T., Liu, P.-Y., and Shih, P.-W. Homopolish: a method for the revmoal of systematic errors in nanopore sequencing by homologous polishing, Genome Biology, 2021.