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Genome assembly program

ABySS is a de novo sequence assembler intended for short paired-end reads and genomes of all sizes.

The new versions of ABySS (2.3.6 +) will now only be supported through a Conda installation. We have compiled the needed commands on this page. For software implementation questions please refer to the ABySS documentation and examples.

Installing ABySS in a Conda environment#

To utilize ABySS you must install it via Conda in the following manner:

$conda create -n abyss-env
$conda activate abyss-env
$conda install -c bioconda -c conda-forge abyss