Reference Genome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288C.
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Hello,

I would like the file of the reference genome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288C. Do you have a link to download the file? And what is the best tool for comparison to the reference genome?

Thank you

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For all sort of resources on S.cerevisiae, you can always check SGD. Here is link to S288c ref genome on sgd.

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The UCSC reference genome sacCer3 (available here) is S288c. Useful genome comparison tools are LAST and QUAST (more typically used for assessing genome assemblies, but also good for comparisons).

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There are several data (files) to the reference genome. Do I need to do a file comparison file? Or is that there is only one file to make the comparison?

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If you select the link 'Full Data Set' you'll get a description of the different files. The reference is chromFa.tar.gz. After downloading and extracting, you may need to concatamerize the individual chromosome files (depending upon your comparison tool).

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Thank you for your help but QUAST is used for assessing genome assemblies. I have a file of reads and I would do the comparison of these reads to the reference to see the percentage of the identity of these reads to the reference. Are there other good tools?

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Your original post asked for genome comparison tools; that's what was provided.

Do you mean sequence alignment? I would recommend BBMap.

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yes, I have w file of reads and I would like to do a comparison of these reads to the reference genome.

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How to interpret the BBmap results? I used BBmap but I did not understand the results.

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