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MaSuRCA is whole genome assembly software. It combines the efficiency of the de Bruijn graph and Overlap-Layout-Consensus (OLC) approaches. MaSuRCA can assemble data sets containing only short reads from Illumina sequencing or a mixture of short reads and long reads (Sanger, 454).



See versions of masurca which are available

module avail masurca


Notes from the sysadmin during installation:

wget '' -O MaSuRCA-2.3.1.tar.gz
tar zxf MaSuRCA-2.3.1.tar.gz -C /tmp/
cd /tmp/MaSuRCA-2.3.1/
sudo mkdir -p /export/apps/masurca/2.3.1                                                                                                                                          
sudo chown aorth /export/apps/masurca/2.3.1
DEST=/export/apps/masurca/2.3.1 ./
sudo chown -R root:root /export/apps/masurca/2.3.1

Get a download link for the tarball from:

masurca-software.1412067936.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/09/30 12:05 by aorth