Platanus Assembler

We would like to thank you for your interest in Platanus Genome Assembler.

Platanus is a novel de novo sequence assembler that can reconstruct genomic sequences of
highly heterozygous diploids from massively parallel shotgun sequencing data.

The latest version is 1.2.4.

To cite Platanus, please use the following:

Kajitani R, Toshimoto K, Noguchi H, Toyoda A, Ogura Y, Okuno M, Yabana M, Harada M, Nagayasu E, Maruyama H, Kohara Y, Fujiyama A, Hayashi T, Itoh T, “Efficient de novo assembly of highly heterozygous genomes from whole-genome shotgun short reads”.¬†Genome Res. 2014 Aug;24(8):1384-95. doi: 10.1101/gr.170720.113. [abstract | full text]