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A gap-closing software tool that uses error-prone long reads generated by third-generation-sequence techniques (Pacbio, Oxford Nanopore, etc.) or preassembled contigs to fill N-gap in the genome assembly.

Environment Modules

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

System Variables

  • HPC_TGSGAPCLOSER_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_TGSGAPCLOSER_BIN - executable directory


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

If you use TGS-GapCloser in your work, please cite: TGS-GapCloser: A fast and accurate gap closer for large genomes with low coverage of error-prone long reads Mengyang Xu, Lidong Guo, Shengqiang Gu, Ou Wang, Rui Zhang, Brock A Peters, Guangyi Fan, Xin Liu, Xun Xu, Li Deng, Yongwei Zhang GigaScience, Volume 9, Issue 9, 1 September 2020, giaa094