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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 309650, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/309650
Research Article

Evaluation and Comparison of Multiple Aligners for Next-Generation Sequencing Data Analysis

1Center for Systems Biology, Soochow University, 1st Shizi Street, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215006, China
2Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou 215123, China
3School of Computer Science and Technology, Soochow University, Suzhou 215006, China

Received 17 December 2013; Accepted 4 February 2014; Published 23 March 2014

Academic Editor: Junfeng Xia

Copyright © 2014 Jing Shang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary materials include the detail information for 25 aligners collected from different websites and publication (Supplementary file 1), the list of the aligners involved in the evaluation and comparison process (Supplementary file 2), numbers of citations for multiple aligners reflecting their popularity (Supplementary file 3), a python script used as memory usage monitor (Supplementary file 4) and a Perl script for computational simulation of in silico data (Supplementary file 5).

  1. Supplementary Material