Question: What is "mappability"?
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15 months ago by
mahermassoud0 wrote:

In the context of single cell sequencing, what does the word "mappability" mean?

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 15 months ago by WouterDeCoster44k • written 15 months ago by mahermassoud0
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15 months ago by
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WouterDeCoster44k wrote:

In the context of any type of sequencing mappability is the chance of finding a unique location for a read. That chance depends on the read length and the repetitiveness of the genome or locus.

Does that clarify it?

ADD COMMENTlink written 15 months ago by WouterDeCoster44k

yes it does. thanks!

ADD REPLYlink written 15 months ago by mahermassoud0
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