Question: Variant Call Format (.vcf) conversion to .bam
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5 weeks ago by
abyssaldharok0 wrote:

Hello! I am new here! and new to bioinformatics, does anyone know how to easily convert a vcf file to a bam file, maybe even sam file so that I can then turn it into a bam file?

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 5 weeks ago by swbarnes28.9k • written 5 weeks ago by abyssaldharok0
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To quote another poster in these parts, what you are asking is like asking how to turn a steak into a cow.

ADD REPLYlink written 5 weeks ago by swbarnes28.9k

Upvoted your answer because I supposed, @abyssaldharok has not idea about what he/she asked.

ADD REPLYlink written 5 weeks ago by Hamid Ghaedi500
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5 weeks ago by
jared.andrews077.5k
Memphis, TN
jared.andrews077.5k wrote:

This tool will do so by generating simulated reads with the variants, but why are you trying to do this? VCF files are typically derived from bam files, going in the reverse direction is like trying to build a car starting from only a wheel (you don't know the make or model, you're just guessing at what the end result should be).

ADD COMMENTlink written 5 weeks ago by jared.andrews077.5k
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5 weeks ago by
Fatima740
United states
Fatima740 wrote:

vcf to bam

ADD COMMENTlink modified 4 weeks ago • written 5 weeks ago by Fatima740
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How is the second link relevant to this question?

ADD REPLYlink written 5 weeks ago by RamRS30k
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