Genome assembly scaffolder with linked and long reads
ARCS is a genomics software for scaffolding genome assembly drafts using linked or long reads.
ARCS can be run in 2 modes and using two different data type:
- ARCS uses alignments of linked (or long) reads to the input contigs
- ARKS uses exact k-mer mapping to associate linked (or long) reads to input contigs
- Sarah Yeo, Lauren Coombe, René L Warren, Justin Chu, Inanç Birol: ARCS: scaffolding genome drafts with linked reads. Bioinformatics (2017), 34(5):725-731. https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btx675
- Lauren Coombe, Jessica Zhang, Benjamin P Vandervalk, Justin Chu, Shaun D Jackman, Inanç Birol, René L Warren: ARKS: chromosome-scale scaffolding of human genome drafts with linked read kmers. BMC Bioinformatics (2018), 19(1):234. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-018-2243-x