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It was created by Mike Lin, DNAnexus Science.


fermikit by Heng Li is a de novo assembly based variant calling pipeline for Illumina short reads.

Instead of mapping reads to the reference genome, fermikit constructs a de novo assembly of the reads into uniquely assemble-able contigs or “unitigs” which preserve distinct haplotypes to the extent possible and unambiguous. Subsequently,

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