Bracken is a companion program to Kraken 1 or Kraken 2. While Kraken classifies reads to multiple levels in the taxonomic tree, Bracken allows estimation of abundance at a single level using those classifications (e.g. Bracken can estimate abundance of species within a sample).

More Information

For more information visit the Bracken website.

Available Versions

These versions of Bracken are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Version BEAR Apps Version
2.6.0-foss-2019b-Python-3.7.4 2019b