Question: High no feature counting when using strand specific data
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4 months ago by
hamaor0
hamaor0 wrote:

As i'm analyzing strand-specific RNA-seq data, prepared with Epicenter kit, I used HT-Seq count with the option: -s yes Some of my samples had only ~50% counted reads (the rest is had no feature) while others over 85%. i tried to count again, this time -s no, than all of my samples had over 85% counted.

Consulting with the library preparation staff, we checked for DNA presence but couldn't found any abnormal levels.

any idea how to move on or what might be the cause ?

ADD COMMENTlink modified 4 months ago • written 4 months ago by hamaor0

I have no experience with the epicentre kits, but chances are you need -s reverse (if this kit uses the dUTP method for strand specificity)

ADD REPLYlink written 4 months ago by WouterDeCoster24k
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4 months ago by
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hamaor0 wrote:

I tried it. counting percentage drops dramatically. though samples has high percentage of "no feature" when strand= yes presents more counted reads than others when strand = reverse.

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