Question: How to Find the Peak Summit Location for Broad Peaks in MACS?
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3.2 years ago by
Neberirni0 wrote:


I used broad peak calling option in MACS for histone modifications.

I am wondering why the output files do not contain the peak summit position (abs_summit). Is there a way to identify those regions?


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ADD COMMENTlink modified 2.5 years ago by ildem50 • written 3.2 years ago by Neberirni0
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2.5 years ago by
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ildem50 wrote:

because the peaks are "broad". MACS2 assumes histone marks do not have a summit (unlike TF binding sites which have a summit at the point TF binds to DNA).

you can try macs2 refinepeak to go back and generate summits. but they wont be too accurate for broad regions.

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