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Tablet-next generation sequence assembly visualization

Genetics Programme, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA, UK.
Bioinformatics (Impact Factor: 4.62). 12/2009; 26(3):401-2. DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btp666
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ABSTRACT Tablet is a lightweight, high-performance graphical viewer for next-generation sequence assemblies and alignments. Supporting a range of input assembly formats, Tablet provides high-quality visualizations showing data in packed or stacked views, allowing instant access and navigation to any region of interest, and whole contig overviews and data summaries. Tablet is both multi-core aware and memory efficient, allowing it to handle assemblies containing millions of reads, even on a 32-bit desktop machine. AVAILABILITY: Tablet is freely available for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris. Fully bundled installers can be downloaded from http://bioinf.scri.ac.uk/tablet in 32- and 64-bit versions.

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