The Long Read Support (beta) plugin provides a range of tools for working with long, error-prone reads such as those typically produced by the single-molecule sequencing technologies of Pacific Biosciences or Oxford Nanopore Technologies. The plugin installs the tools in a Long Read Support (beta) folder in the Toolbox as seen in figure 1.1, and adds the relevant Export and Import functionality to the Workbench.

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Figure 1.1: Long Read Support (beta) tools

The plugin contains the following tools: