Question: Tophat vs HISAT
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gravatar for Beatriz Ramos
11 months ago by
Beatriz Ramos10 wrote:

Hi, I've been using Tophat to align RNA-seq reads followed by Cufflinks to estimate FPKM. Now that Tophat is out of the tools list, what is the main difference between using Tophat and HISAT?

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gravatar for Anton Nekrutenko
11 months ago by
Penn State
Anton Nekrutenko1.7k wrote:

HiSat (in particular HiSat2 that is currently on Galaxy) is the next generation of spliced aligner from the same group that have developed TopHat. It is MUCH faster and you can use its output for your old pipeline as well. This tutorial (https://galaxyproject.org/tutorials/rb_rnaseq/#read-mapping) explains how HiSat2 works.

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