STAR

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Bioinformatics, Aligner

Description

STAR is an alignment tool for RNA-seq, developed by Alexander Dobin et al. STAR is implemented as a standalone C++ code.

Available versions

Legacy versions Supported versions New versions
2.4.2a, 2.5.3a

Environment modules

Version Module load command Additional modules loaded automatically
2.4.2a module load gcc/4.8.2 star/2.4.2a
2.5.3a module load gcc/4.8.2 star/2.5.3a

How to submit a job

You can submit a STAR job in batch mode with the following command:
bsub [LSF options] "STAR [STAR options]"
Here you need to replace [STAR options] with STAR command line options (please have a look at the STAR manual for getting a list of all command line options) and [LSF options] with LSF parameters for the resource requirements of the job. Please find a documentation about the parameters of bsub on the wiki page about the batch system.

License information

GPLv3

Links

https://github.com/alexdobin/STAR

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23104886