SInC

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Title SInC
Short Description An accurate and fast error-model based simulator for SNPs, Indels and CNVs coupled with a read generator for short-read sequence data
Long Description An open-source variant simulator and read generator capable of simulating all the three common types of biological variants taking into account a distribution of base quality score from a most commonly used next-generation sequencing instrument from Illumina. SInC is capable of generating single- and paired-end reads with user-defined insert size and with high efficiency compared to the other existing tools. SInC, due to its multi-threaded capability during read generation, has a low time footprint. SInC is currently optimised to work in limited infrastructure setup and can efficiently exploit the commonly used quad-core desktop architecture to simulate short sequence reads with deep coverage for large genomes.
Keywords illumina
Project Started 2013
Last Release 3 years, 10 months ago
Homepagehttps://sourceforge.net/projects/sincsimulator/
Citations Pattnaik S, Gupta S, Rao AA, Panda B, SInC: an accurate and fast error-model based simulator for SNPs, Indels and CNVs coupled with a read generator for short-read sequence data., BMC Bioinformatics, Feb. 5, 2014 [Abstract, cited in PMC ]
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