LongStitch is a de novo genome assembly correction and scaffolding pipeline. LongStitch runs in up to three stages, which includes initial assembly correction (Tigmint-long), followed by two incremental scaffolding stages (ntLink and ARKS-long).

If you use LongStitch in your research, please cite:

Coombe L, Li JX, Lo T, Wong J, Nikolic V, Warren RL and Birol I. LongStitch: high-quality genome assembly correction and scaffolding using long reads. BMC Bioinformatics 22, 534 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-021-04451-7

Current release:

Github release page for LongStitch: https://github.com/bcgsc/LongStitch/releases

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