May 26, 2018

Very fast matching and alignment of DNA sequences

SSAHA is a software tool for very fast matching and alignment of DNA sequences. It stands for Sequence Search and Alignment by Hashing Algorithm. It achieves its fast search speed by converting sequence information into a `hash table’ data structure, which can then be searched very rapidly for matches.

SSAHA a fast search method for large DNA databases 2001. Ning Z, Cox AJ, Mullikin JC. Genome Res. 11 1725-9. PMID 11591649

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