Question: counts reads for miRNA mapped againt mirbase
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18 months ago by
jonessara770170 wrote:


I aligned my miRNA-Seq againt mirbase by bowtie. I would like to count the reads aligned to each miRNA. is there any tools specific for this ?


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ADD COMMENTlink written 18 months ago by jonessara770170

Since miRNA's are small your alignment should cover most of the length of the miRBase entry you could do samtools view your.bam and then cut the third field out (which should be the name of miRBase miRNA) and count those hits.

ADD REPLYlink written 18 months ago by genomax70k
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