Dear Nanopore Community,
We are delighted to release a magnificent collection of updates and improvements to our EPI2ME workflows.
--large_construct parameter to enable the assembly of larger plasmids and Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes (50,000-300,000bps).
--bed parameter will prepare a BED output file compatible with downstream tools including the Yahs scaffolder.
--max_monomers parameter to filter out reads which contain more than this number of monomers, see the Changelog for more details.
gene_name column to
de_analysis count TSV files.
--n_taxa_barplot increased from 8 to 9.
--database_set parameter is now
Standard-8 when the
--classifier parameter is set to
--nano-hq parameter for the de novo assembly. Additionally, Flye’s
--asm-coverage parameters are available in the workflow as
--rbk) to improve downsampling of RBK data.
--reference_mmi_file option to use a pre-generated MMI index file as reference.
The EPI2ME desktop application is now available tagged at version v5.1.9. The latest release includes improvements to stability and installation and is available from the project downloads page.
We welcome any feedback and would love to hear your recommendations for future workflows, new features or additional functionality.