FreeBayes 49413aa

FreeBayes is a Bayesian genetic variant detector designed to find small polymorphisms, specifically SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms), indels (insertions and deletions), MNPs (multi-nucleotide polymorphisms), and complex events (composite insertion and substitution events) smaller than the length of a short-read sequencing alignment.

Accessing the software

To load the module:

$ module load FreeBayes/49413aa-foss-2016.10

An example command to include in your job script:

freebayes <OPTIONS> <BAM_FILE>

Accessing Previous Versions

Wherever possible, previous versions of this application will be retained for continuity, especially for research projects that require a consistent version of the software throughout the project. Such versions, however, may be unsupported by IT Services or the applications vendor, and may be withdrawn at short or no notice if they can no longer run on the cluster - for example, essential operating system upgrades may be incompatible with old versions.

The following previous versions of this software are available on this service:

Known Problems & Limitations


Other Information

The Support Level for this application is An.

Visit the FreeBayes Github repository for more information regarding this application.

The version suffix 49413aa refers to a commit hash in the Github repository and is a snapshot of the application at that time. This is from 7 November 2017.

Last modified: 5 March 2018