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FLASH, Fast Length Adjustment of SHort reads, is a very accurate fast tool to merge paired-end reads from fragments that are shorter than twice the length of reads. The extended length of reads has a significant positive impact on improvement of genome assemblies.



Show all available versions of flash:

$ module avail flash

Load flash into your environment:

$ module load flash/1.2.11

Get quick help:

$ flash --help


Notes from the sysadmin during installation.

$ wget "" -O FLASH-1.2.11.tar.gz
$ tar -xvf FLASH-1.2.11.tar.gz
$ cd FLASH-1.2.11
$ make
$ sudo mkdir -p /export/apps/FLASH/1.2.11
$ sudo cp flash /export/apps/FLASH/1.2.11
flash-software.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/20 13:29 by aorth