K-mer

Known as: N-mer 
The term k-mer typically refers to all the possible substrings of length k that are contained in a string. In computational genomics, k-mers refer to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
MOTIVATION Building the histogram of occurrences of every k-symbol long substring of nucleotide data is a standard step in many… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
MOTIVATION Genome assembly tools based on the de Bruijn graph framework rely on a parameter k, which represents a trade-off… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Oligomers of length k, or k-mers, are convenient and widely used features for modeling the properties and functions of DNA and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
SUMMARY Counting all the k-mers (substrings of length k) in DNA/RNA sequencing reads is the preliminary step of many… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
MOTIVATION The imperfect sequence data produced by next-generation sequencing technologies have motivated the development of a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
High-throughput transcriptome sequencing (RNA-seq) technology promises to discover novel protein-coding and non-coding… (More)
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2012
2012
The k-mer counting problem, which is to build the histogram of occurrences of every k-symbol long substring in a given text, is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
MOTIVATION Counting the number of occurrences of every k-mer (substring of length k) in a long string is a central subproblem in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Counting k-mers (substrings of length k in DNA sequence data) is an essential component of many methods in bioinformatics… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The empirical frequencies of DNA k-mers in whole genome sequences provide an interesting perspective on genomic complexity, and… (More)
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