Version 4.1, part of Release 2018a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Next-Generation Sequencing: Import BAM files that use the new Concise Idiosyncratic Gapped Alignment Report (CIGAR) format​
  • Next-Generation Sequencing: Map reads using the Bowtie2 software

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 4.9, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • NCBI Database: Download genomic data from NCBI using XML format

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 4.8, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Next-Generation Sequencing QC Plots: Generate quality control plots from FASTQ data

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 4.7, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Next Generation Sequencing: Preprocess NGS data with seqfilter, seqtrim, seqsplit, and seqsplitpe​ functions

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 4.6, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • featureCount: Summarize sequence reads for large NGS datasets

See the Release Notes for details.