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Burrows-Wheeler Aligner

BWA is a software package for mapping low-divergent sequences against a large reference genome, such as the human genome. It consists of three algorithms: BWA-backtrack, BWA-SW and BWA-MEM. The first algorithm is designed for Illumina sequence reads up to 100bp, while the rest two for longer sequences ranged from 70bp to 1Mbp. BWA-MEM and BWA-SW share similar features such as long-read support and split alignment, but BWA-MEM, which is the latest, is generally recommended for high-quality queries as it is faster and more accurate. BWA-MEM also has better performance than BWA-backtrack for 70-100bp Illumina reads.

Tags: Biology: Proteins, Field: Biology, field::biology:bioinformatics, implemented-in::c, User Interface: Command Line, interface::text-mode, role::program, Purpose: Analysing, Comparing

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 0.7.17-6+b1 206.7 kB452.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 0.7.17-6+b1 193.2 kB424.0 kB [list of files]
armel 0.7.17-6+b1 192.4 kB439.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 0.7.17-6+b1 192.6 kB327.0 kB [list of files]
i386 0.7.17-6+b1 235.3 kB531.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 0.7.17-6+b1 205.5 kB511.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 0.7.17-6+b1 233.1 kB549.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 0.7.17-6+b1 224.3 kB580.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 0.7.17-6+b1 193.8 kB476.0 kB [list of files]