Question: What is the k-mer hit?
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5.4 years ago by
Korea, Republic Of
lee.jingu062630 wrote:


I can sometimes see the word 'k-mer hit' when study papers or books.

(When k-mer is made by read, they use a word 'k-mer hit')

What is the k-mer hit?

Does it mean that the number of exactly matching between reference sequencing and k-mer?

I wonder the exactly meaning about k-mer hit.

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4.4 years ago by
Walnut Creek, USA
Brian Bushnell17k wrote:

A kmer hit indicates a kmer (subsequence of k bases long) shared between two sequences. 

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