SAM Tools provide various utilities for manipulating alignments in the SAM format, including sorting, merging, indexing and generating alignments in a per-position format. SAM (Sequence Alignment/Map) format is a generic format for storing large nucleotide sequence alignments. SAM aims to be a format that:
- Is flexible enough to store all the alignment information generated by various alignment programs;
- Is simple enough to be easily generated by alignment programs or converted from existing alignment formats;
- Is compact in file size;
- Allows most of operations on the alignment to work on a stream without loading the whole alignment into memory;
- Allows the file to be indexed by genomic position to efficiently retrieve all reads aligning to a locus.
samtools-0.1.18 samtools-0.1.18alt samtools-0.1.19 samtools-0.1.19fPIC samtools-1.2 samtools-1.3 samtools-1.3.1 samtools-1.4 samtools-1.6 samtools-1.9
module add samtools-1.3.1 samtools
for more details see Documentation. Module samtools-0.1.18alt is compiled with -fPIC.
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