Question: Bowtie run error
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3.5 years ago by
mikemwanga60 wrote:

I am running SSPACE after assembly of reads using SPADES. However SSPACE returns the following error.


perl ~/my_scripts/SSPACE/ -l libraries.txt -s contigs.fasta -k 5 -a 0.7 -x 0  -b standard_out


Your inserted inputs on [SSPACE_Basic v2.1] at Mon May 15 13:10:55 2017:
Required inputs: 
    -l = libraries.txt
    -s = contigs.fasta
    -b = standard_out

Optional inputs:
    -x = 0
    -z = 0
    -k = 5
    -a = 0.7
    -n = 15
    -T = 1
    -p = 0

=>Mon May 15 13:10:55 2017: Reading, filtering and converting input sequences of library file initiated
Reading read-pairs lib1.1 @ 0       


=>Mon May 15 13:10:56 2017: Storing contigs to format for scaffolding


=>Mon May 15 13:10:56 2017: Reading contig file

=>Mon May 15 13:10:56 2017: Building Bowtie index for contigs

**Bowtie-build error; -1 at /home/local/KWTRP/mmwanga/my_scripts/SSPACE/bin/ line 823.**

Your help will be valuable.

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 3.5 years ago by genomax92k • written 3.5 years ago by mikemwanga60

I have always had issue with running bowtie within SSPACE so I have used bwa instead. You can try bwa if you have bwa available in the path.

ADD REPLYlink written 3.5 years ago by Sej Modha4.7k

How do you switch from Bowtie to BWA on SSPACE v2?

ADD REPLYlink written 2.9 years ago by freuv20
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