VelvetK can estimate the best k-mer size to use for your Velvet de novo assembly. It needs two inputs: the estimated genome size, and all your sequence read files. The genome size can be supplied as as a number (eg. 3.5M) or as a FASTA file of a closely related genome.
Torsten Seemann <email@example.com>,Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium
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