SPAdes 3.14 is out now!

Finally, SPAdes 3.14 is out! This release includes such new features as:

  • BiosyntheticSPAdes pipeline for identifying Biosynthetic Gene Clusters (BGCs);
  • Hybrid transcriptome assembly (Illumina RNA-Seq + Iso-seq / ONT RNA);
  • Plasmid assembly from metagenomic datasets;
  • New –isolate option that improves assembly quality of standard datasets with high coverage;
  • New standalone tools for read filtration based on k-mer coverage and estimating number of unique k-mers in reads;
  • Improved SPAligner tool for read-to-graph alignment;
  • Major performance improvements and memory consumption reduction in graph construction,simplification procedures and throughout the whole pipeline.

Full list can be found in changelog.