download just a chromosome from SRA toolkit
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amahdi779 • 0

i want to download samples.fastq from a special SRP in GEO but i don't know that is possible to download just a chromosome.fastq file or not.

can i download particular part of fastq samples from a database(like from a whole genome bs-sequencing just download a chromosome)? for practice of bs-sequencing i want to work on bs-seq data that is important the amount of data and i must to work on small volume fastq file

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ATpoint 65k

No, it is not possible since fastq are raw data without alignment information, hence without chromosomal information.

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shelkmike ▴ 740

No, its impossible. Sequencing reads in SRA are not partitioned by chromosomes.

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