ProSynAR: A reference aware read merger

Benjamin Crysup, Bruce Budowle, August E. Woerner

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Motivation: Read-merging algorithms that look solely at the reads can misalign and mis-merge the reads (especially near repetitive sequences). Results: The C++ program ProSynAR has been written to take the reads' position in the reference into account when performing (and deciding whether to perform) a merge. Availability: ∗Nix users can retrieve the source from GitHub ( Windows binary available at

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2052-2053
Number of pages2
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2022


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