Herald:The Biostar Herald for Tuesday, March 28, 2023
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SAMtools and BCFtools are widely used programs for processing and analysing high-throughput sequencing data. They include tools for file format conversion and manipulation, sorting, querying, statistics, variant calling, and effect analysis amongst other methods.

Perhaps the most consequential tools of bioinformatics.

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GitHub - imgag/ngs-bits: Short-read sequencing tools (github.com)

ngs-bits - Short-read sequencing tools

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GitHub - RealTimeGenomics/rtg-tools: RTG Tools: Utilities for accurate VCF comparison and manipulation (github.com)

RTG Tools is a subset of RTG Core that includes several useful utilities for dealing with VCF files and sequence data. Probably the most interesting is the vcfeval command which performs sophisticated comparison of VCF files.

submitted by: Istvan Albert

submitted by: Istvan Albert

submitted by: Istvan Albert

GitHub - moshi4/pyGenomeViz: A genome visualization python package for comparative genomics (github.com)

pyGenomeViz is a genome visualization python package for comparative genomics implemented based on matplotlib. This package is developed for the purpose of easily and beautifully plotting genomic features and sequence similarity comparison links between multiple genomes.

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