Question: BWA aln vs. mem for 100bp reads
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19 months ago by
ropolocan500
Canada
ropolocan500 wrote:

Hello everyone,

Which BWA algorithm is a better choice for aligning 100 bp Illumina reads? BWA aln or BWA mem? I have read that BWA mem is usually faster, and more accurate, but what is BWA aln useful for then? Thanks.

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 19 months ago by Pierre Lindenbaum116k • written 19 months ago by ropolocan500
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19 months ago by
genomax62k
United States
genomax62k wrote:

When and why is bwa aln better then bwa mem?
and BWA-MEM Vs BWA-ALN (check blog link in @Goutham's comment)

ADD COMMENTlink modified 19 months ago • written 19 months ago by genomax62k

Thank you so much, @genomax!

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