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RNAseq aligners – The Next Generation

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There was a time when Tophat/Cufflinks was the only game in town. That has changed. By a lot. Some of the newest aligners include STAR. Using a suffix tree and the idea of compatible reads make this a very fast aligner. Whereas cufflinks requires 8+ hours, STAR will require <2. The downside: the index requires…

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