Question: Quality control for Ion Torrent
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22 months ago by
erwan.scaon550
Limoges - CBRS - France
erwan.scaon550 wrote:

Is there a tool to check the quality of ion torrent fastq files ?

Something like FastQC, but designed for ion torrent and not for Illumina (since running FastQC on ion torrent data always raise more "red flags" than it should)

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 22 months ago by Medhat7.7k • written 22 months ago by erwan.scaon550
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You can change intervals that raise the "red flags" in FastQC, if they bother you. Edit those settings in limits.txt file that can be found in the Configurations folder.

ADD REPLYlink written 22 months ago by genomax55k

Torrent Server does QC for you and there should be no need for anything else. What are you seeing with FastQC?

ADD REPLYlink written 22 months ago by 5heikki7.6k
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22 months ago by
Medhat7.7k
Poland
Medhat7.7k wrote:

you can try ClinQC from this paper they put in mind Ion torent

We have developed ClinQC, a flexible and user-friendly pipeline for format conversion, quality control, trimming and filtering of raw sequencing data generated from Sanger sequencing and three NGS sequencing platforms including Illumina, 454 and Ion Torrent

Good luck

ADD COMMENTlink modified 10 months ago • written 22 months ago by Medhat7.7k
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