QUAST evaluates genome assemblies.

QUAST works both with and without a reference genome.
The tool accepts multiple assemblies, thus is suitable for comparison.

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Paper at PubMed

Poster at RECOMB-2013 (PDF)


Alexey Gurevich, Vladislav Saveliev, Nikolay Vyahhi and Glenn Tesler,
QUAST: quality assessment tool for genome assemblies,
Bioinformatics (2013) 29 (8): 1072-1075. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt086
First published online: February 19, 2013

Citation of other formats

Samples of QUAST plots:


Interactive QUAST evaluation demos of single-cell E. coliH. sapiens chr. 14 , and B. impatiens (bumblebee) assemblies.

Please help us to make QUAST better by sending your comments, bug reports, and suggestions to quast.support@cab.spbu.ru.