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Miniasm is a great long-read assembly tool: straight-forward, effective and very fast. However, it does not include a polishing step, so its assemblies have a high error rate – they are essentially made of stitched-together pieces of long reads.

Racon is a great polishing tool that can be used to clean up assembly errors. It's also very fast and well suited for long-read data. However, it operates on FASTA files, not the GFA graphs that miniasm makes.

That's where Minipolish comes in. With a single command, it will use Racon to polish up a miniasm assembly, while keeping the assembly in graph form.

Environment Modules

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

System Variables

  • HPC_MINIPOLISH_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_MINIPOLISH_BIN - executable directory