Question: Strand information for reference genome
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banerjeeshayantan150 wrote:

What is the default strand of the reference genome hg38/hg19? If I am extracting bases from the genome using bedtools getfasta and not specify the strand explicitly, from which strand are the bases getting extracted?

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WouterDeCoster42k wrote:

That would be the forward strand, in which the first base has a lower coordinate than the second.

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