Question: The bed12 format
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16 months ago by
blur90
European Union
blur90 wrote:

Hi, I just came across bed12 format for the first time http://bedtools.readthedocs.io/en/latest/content/general-usage.html

I didn't quite understand what "thickStart" and "thickEnd" mean - is it simply a representation of the visual line that would be drawn?

Thanks,

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 16 months ago by Carlo Yague4.0k • written 16 months ago by blur90
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You can get answer from What Does Thickstart (Col 7) Or Thickend (Col 8) Mean In A Bed File?

ADD REPLYlink written 16 months ago by zjhzwang180
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16 months ago by
Carlo Yague4.0k
Belgium
Carlo Yague4.0k wrote:

I didn't quite understand what "thickStart" and "thickEnd" mean - is it simply a representation of the visual line that would be drawn?

You are right. It is useful when you need to represent bed intervals for genes with introns/exons/cds/UTRs like on the image below where the thick lines represent cds.

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 6 months ago by genomax51k • written 16 months ago by Carlo Yague4.0k
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