Jul 20, 2023

Tools and libraries for using data in the INSDC Sequence Read Archives

NGS is a new, domain-specific API for accessing reads, alignments and pileups produced from Next Generation Sequencing. The API itself is independent from any particular back-end implementation, and supports use of multiple back-ends simultaneously. It also provides a library for building new back-end “engines”. The engine for accessing SRA data is contained within the sister repository ncbi-vdb.

The API is currently expressed in C++, Java and Python languages. The design makes it possible to maintain a high degree of similarity between the code in one language and code in another - especially between C++ and Java.

Checkout these related ports:
  • Wise - Intelligent algorithms for DNA searches
  • Wfa2-lib - Exact gap-affine algorithm using homology to accelerate alignment
  • Vt - Discovers short variants from Next Generation Sequencing data
  • Vsearch - Versatile open-source tool for metagenomics
  • Viennarna - Alignment tools for the structural analysis of RNA
  • Velvet - Sequence assembler for very short reads
  • Vcftools - Tools for working with VCF genomics files
  • Vcflib - C++ library and CLI tools for parsing and manipulating VCF files
  • Vcf2hap - Generate .hap file from VCF for haplohseq
  • Vcf-split - Split a multi-sample VCF into single-sample VCFs
  • Unikmer - Toolkit for nucleic acid k-mer analysis, set operations on k-mers
  • Unanimity - Pacific Biosciences consensus library and applications
  • Ugene - Integrated bioinformatics toolkit
  • Ucsc-userapps - Command line tools from the UCSC Genome Browser project
  • Trimmomatic - Flexible read trimming tool for Illumina NGS data