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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
alpha (unofficial port) 0.6.2-1 172.9 kB342.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 0.7.17-1 188.2 kB395.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 0.5.9-2 146.7 kB324.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 0.7.17-1 188.0 kB395.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 0.6.2-1 146.8 kB308.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 0.6.2-1 157.7 kB319.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 0.6.2-1 184.6 kB324.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 0.6.2-1 152.5 kB295.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 0.7.5a-1 186.0 kB359.0 kB [list of files]