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Velvet

May 26, 2018

Sequence assembler for very short reads

Velvet is a de novo genomic assembler specially designed for short read sequencing technologies, such as Solexa or 454, developed by Daniel Zerbino and Ewan Birney at the European Bioinformatics Institute EMBL-EBI.

Citation

Velvet algorithms for de novo short read assembly using de Bruijn graphs. D.R. Zerbino and E. Birney. Genome Research 18 821-829 2008

WWW http//www.ebi.ac.uk/~zerbino/velvet/