Question: Difference between 'bedgraph' and 'bw' files
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24 months ago by
biotech510
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biotech510 wrote:

Basically what is the difference between these two file formats?

The bw is binary and the other not?

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 24 months ago by igor7.3k • written 24 months ago by biotech510

Can I load 'bedgraph' and 'bw' files in IGV?

ADD REPLYlink written 24 months ago by biotech510

Yes. See IGV docs: http://software.broadinstitute.org/software/igv/FileFormats

ADD REPLYlink written 24 months ago by igor7.3k
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24 months ago by
igor7.3k
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igor7.3k wrote:

BedGraph definition: https://genome.ucsc.edu/goldenpath/help/bedgraph.html

BigWig (bw) definition: https://genome.ucsc.edu/goldenpath/help/bigWig.html

Comparison of track formats: http://genomewiki.ucsc.edu/index.php/Selecting_a_graphing_track_data_format

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