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Description

Application STAR (Spliced Transcripts Alignment to a Reference) can by used for the detection and characterization of sliced RNAs.

Availability

Version:

  • 2.5.2b (modul star-2.5.2b)
  • 2.5.0c (modul star-2.5.0c)
  • 2.4.1b (modul star-2.4.1b)

Use

Example of module initialization and run:

$ module add star-2.4.1b
$ STAR --option1 value1 --option2 value2

The application supports parallel computing. For this reason the important option is --runThreadN. This option the defines the number of threads to be used for genome generation. By default it is 1. Other parameters are described in the STAR manual.

It is appropriate to set the number of threads to value of the variable PBS_NUM_PPN:

STAR --runThread $PBS_NUM_PPN ...

Documentation

Licence

STAR is a free open source software distributed under GPLv3.

Program manager

meta@cesnet.cz

Homepage

https://github.com/alexdobin/STAR