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Table 4 Comparison of Arapan-S with all the assemblers on Three Genomes Composed of eight Segments

From: Arapan-S: a fast and highly accurate whole-genome assembly software for viruses and small genomes

Species Assembler Contigs ≥ 400 bp Total Length Mean size (bp) N50 (bp) Largest contig (bp) Genome coverage (%)
Influenza A Virus
A/Memphis/1/71(H3N2)
Arapan-S 8 12598 1574.75 1584 2311 94.03
  ABySS 14 12897 921.21 1280 1801 96.27
  SSAKE 1 555 555.00 - 555 4.14
  Velvet 14 10774 769.57 789 1781 80.42
  QSRA 17 12570 739.41 700 1828 93.83
  Minimus 9 13156 1461.78   2242 98.20
  Mira 14 14399 1028.50 1396 2080 107.48
Influenza A Virus
A/Swine/Colorado/1/77/(H3N2)
Arapan-S 8 13120 1640 2151 2310 99.13
  ABySS 9 12478 1386.44 1634 2262 93.79
  SSAKE 6 4287 714.50 - 1409 32.22
  Velvet 12 9783 815.25 494 1867 73.53
  QSRA 16 9400 587.50 468 1200 70.65
  Minimus 8 13325 1665.62 2199 2309 100.16
  Mira 10 14678 1467.80 1780 2371 110.33
Influenza A Virus
A/Weiss/43/(H1N1)
Arapan-S 8 13300 1662.50 2194 2313 99.47
  ABySS 11 13108 1191.64 1716 2274 98.03
  SSAKE 3 1616 538.67 - 572 12.09
  Velvet 9 9764 1084.89 1006 1696 73.02
  QSRA 16 11755 734.69 573 1916 87.91
  Minimus 8 13369 1671.12 2194 2313 99.98
  Mira 11 15139 1376.27 1583 2359 113.22
  1. Only contigs whose lengths ≥ 400 were selected. Each species has eight segments that constitute its genome.