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Meraculous-2D download for Linux

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This is the Linux app named Meraculous-2D whose latest release can be downloaded as Meraculous-v2.2.6.tar.gz. It can be run online in the free hosting provider OnWorks for workstations.

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IMPORTANT: Meraculous-2D has been superseded by the HipMer assembler, available here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/hipmer/

Meraculous-2D is a whole genome assembler for NGS reads (Illumina) that is capable of assembling large, diploid genomes with modest computational requirements. Features include:

- Efficient k-mer counting and deBruijn graph traversal
- Two modes of handling of diploid allelic variation
- Improved scaffolding that produces more complete assemblies without compromising scaffolding accuracy.

The assembly is driven by a perl pipeline which performs data fragmentation and load balancing, as well as submission and monitoring of multiple task arrays on a GE/SLURM-type cluster or a standalone multi-core server.

Manuscripts in submission:


  • Eukaryotic Genome Assembly
  • Specialized modes for high- and low-heterozygosity genomesembly
  • Built-in distributed execution
  • Efficient k-mer space operations
  • Single-server and cluster-ready deployment (AWS-ready)



User interface


Programming Language

Perl, C++



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