Genome Analysis Toolkit

Variant Discovery in High-Throughput Sequencing Data

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Developed in the Data Sciences Platform at the Broad Institute, the toolkit offers a wide variety of tools with a primary focus on variant discovery and genotyping. Its powerful processing engine and high-performance computing features make it capable of taking on projects of any size. Learn more

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    David Benjamin

    Alijah O'Connor We usually use 10-20 for exomes.  For our purposes this is a good compromise between wall clock time and the overhead of starting VMs and delocalizing.  If you're not using the cloud you could increase the scatter count, but there's no real need unless you're really in a hurry.

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