CLC bio's Read Mapping Algorithm Beats Popular Open Source Alternatives in Benchmarks

Published: Oct 10, 2012

VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at the Bio-IT World conference in Vienna, CLC bio officially released the white paper on its new read mapping algorithm, which is included in the current releases of CLC Genomics Workbench version 5.5 and CLC Genomics Server version 4.5. The white paper covers four human datasets from the Illumina GAII, Roche 454 Titanium, Life Technologies Ion Torrent PGM, and PacBioRS platforms, and benchmarks CLC bio's read mapper for performance and accuracy against the open source read mappers BWA, Bowtie2, and SMALT.

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