Chris Abajian wrote:
>I am told that xgap will now accept pre-assembled sequence. In
>talking with folks at St.Louis I get the impression that this is
>not yet robust enough to use on a production basis. Our intent
>would be to use another assembly program to produce contigs and
>then import them into xgap for finishing and to join contigs.
The Sanger Centre use this pre-assemble option in (I think) all their
assemblies now. We are unaware of any bugs in it (but someone please tell us
if we've missed something).
>Is this functionality available? Can it be done using a recent release
>of xgap? We have xbap, and considerable hacking is required. I was
Yes and yes.
James Bonfield (jkb at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk) Tel: 01223 402499 Fax: 01223 412282
Medical Research Council - Laboratory of Molecular Biology,
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