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PEAR - Paired-End reAd mergeR

PEAR is an ultrafast, memory-efficient and highly accurate pair-end read merger. It is fully parallelized and can run with as low as just a few kilobytes of memory.

Version: 0.9.8 License: CC-BY-NC-SA-3 GitHub
Maintainers mashavecher (GitHub handle not provided)
Categories science
Platforms darwin
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)

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The PEAR creative commons license prohibits commercial use of the code. For testing and using PEAR on a commercial basis you need to purchase a commercial software license. If you wish to purchase such a license please contact:

Prof. Alexandros Stamatakis <>

Citation - PEAR: a fast and accurate Illumina Paired-End reAd mergeR
Zhang et al (2014) Bioinformatics 30(5): 614-620 | doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btt593

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