ABySS is a de novo, parallel, paired-end sequence assembler that is designed for short reads. The single-processor version is useful for assembling genomes up to 100 Mbases in size. The parallel version is implemented using MPI and is capable of assembling larger genomes.


A Python command-line tool for the post-processing of structural variant calls.

Mavis is available here.

Raw Quant

A Python package for extracting scan meta data and quantification values from Thermo .raw files.

Raw Quant is available here


de novo assembly of RNA-Seq data using ABySS.

The current version of the Trans-ABySS package comes with 3 main applications:

1. transabyss - assemble RNAseq data

2. transabyss-merge - merge multiple assemblies from (1)

Current Release


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