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LASTZ is a program for aligning DNA sequences, a pairwise aligner. Originally designed to handle sequences the size of human chromosomes and from different species, it is also useful for sequences produced by NGS sequencing technologies such as Roche 454.

Environment Modules

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

System Variables

  • HPC_LASTZ_DIR - installation directory


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

Harris, R.S. (2007) Improved pairwise alignment of genomic DNA. Ph.D. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.