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Sherman - bisulfite-treated Read FastQ Simulator

Function A tool to simulate FastQ files for high-throughput sequencing experiments
Language Perl
Mission Statement "I'm a sophisticated bisulfite library simulator, sent back in time to change the future for one lucky scientist"
Code Maturity Stable
Code Released Yes, under GNU GPL v3 or later.
Initial Contact Felix Krueger

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Sherman can simulate ungapped high-throughput datasets for bisulfite sequencing (BS-Seq) or standard experiments. It allows the user to introduce various 'contaminants' into the sequences, such as basecall errors, SNPs, adapter fragments etc., in order to evaluate the influence of common problems observed in many Next-Gen Sequencing experiments.

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