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Table 3 The ten assembly approaches tested

From: Evaluating the accuracy of Listeria monocytogenes assemblies from quasimetagenomic samples using long and short reads

Tool Application Abbreviation
MegaHit short read metagenome assembler short read
Redbean long read genome assembler long read
Canu long read genome assembler long read
metaFlye long read metagenome assembler long read
Racon polishing long read assemblies with long reads long read
HybridSpades hybrid genome assembler; short read assembly followed by long read scaffolding short read hybrid
Opera-MS hybrid metagenome assembler; short read assembly followed by long read scaffolding either (1) de novo or (2) using reference genomes short read hybrid
ntEdit polishing long read assemblies with short reads long read hybrid
Pilon polishing long read assemblies with short reads long read hybrid