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GAM-NGS is a tool to merge two or more assemblies to improve certain assembly metrics such as contiguity that is not achievable with the use of a single assembler. The merging process is aided by the use of weighted graph to optimally resolve problematic regions.


Sequence assembly


  • Operation: Sequence assembly; De novo assembly; Multiple assemblers
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux
  • License: GPLv3
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: Epigenomics Flagship Project EPIGEN
  • Contact: rvicedomini _at_
  • Collection: -


Vicedomini R, Vezzi F, Scalabrin S, Arvestad L, Policriti A "GAM-NGS: genomic assemblies merger for next generation sequencing." BMC Bioinformatics. 2013;14 Suppl 7:S6. 2013 Apr 22.
PMID: 23815503
PMCID: PMC3633056

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