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QUAST: Quality Assessment Tool for Genome Assemblies

 

QUAST evaluates genome assemblies.
It can works both with and without a given reference genome.
The tool accepts multiple assemblies, thus is suitable for comparison.

 

Source code

Manual

QUAST web interface

Paper at Bioinformatics journal

Paper at PubMed

Citation:

Alexey Gurevich, Vladislav Saveliev, Nikolay Vyahhi and Glenn Tesler,
QUAST: quality assessment tool for genome assemblies,
Bioinformatics (2013) 29 (8): 1072-1075.
doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt086
First published online: February 19, 2013 

Citation of other formats

 

About us:

Latest news:

  • January 17, 2014 — QUAST v 2.3 is released. Now with contig alignment plots!
  • January, 2014 — The number of QUAST downloads exceeded three thousands (including more than 1000 downloads of QUAST v.2.2)!
  • April 15, 2013 — The paper was published in Bioinformatics volume 29, issue 8, pp. 1072-1075.

Please help us to make QUAST better by sending your comments, bug reports, and suggestions to quast.support@bioinf.spbau.ru.

 

Samples of QUAST plots:

            

Interactive QUAST evaluation demos of single-cell E. coliH. sapiens chr. 14 , and B. impatiens (bumblebee) assemblies.