[khmer] Using khmer on paired-end Illumina data set

C. Titus Brown ctb at msu.edu
Tue Nov 5 03:47:19 PST 2013

Hi Mamoon,

Is this mRNAseq or genomic?

You should be able to eliminate many duplicates by randomly shuffling
the dataset and running diginorm.  However, at the moment, khmer does
not have any specific duplicate removal code.


On Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 01:53:52PM +0300, Mamoon Rashid wrote:
> Dear khmer users,
> Please let me know the easy way to reduce my dataset (13.9 m PE reads)
> which shows a lot of duplicates in the FastQC plots (attached). This
> resulted into very fragmented assembly using velvet.
> Any suggestions are most welcome.
> Best regards
> Mamoon
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