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Comparing de novo assemblers for 454 transcriptome data

Sujai Kumar and Mark L Blaxter*

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Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK

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BMC Genomics 2010, 11:571  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-571

Published: 16 October 2010

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Supplementary Materials. Figure S1: Trimmed read length histograms. A section describing the advantages and disadvantages of each assembler.

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Results of merging three assemblies. Assembly metrics as a result of merging three first-order assemblies. Alignments of merged assemblies to reference sequences.

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