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Comment: C: Is there a preferred RNA-seq aligner for (very) short reads and potential homolo
... Try setting --outFilterMatchNmin to 20 to see if you can get more mapping. However, that means it only requires 20 bases to map, which is pretty low. ...
written 4 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Answer: A: Does Gene length corrected TMM [GeTMM] violate any assumptions of TMM normalizat
... Technically, RPK values do not violate assumptions of TMM. TMM is just a technique that tries to find the non-DE portion of the expression distribution by very liberally trimming off outliers. It doesn't matter what kind of expression units you are using. However, RPK values do violate assumptio ...
written 4 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Answer: A: Trimmomatic output file Issue
... It looks like you are not specifying an output file for the -trimlog parameter. So it thinks your `output_forward_paired.fq.gz` is an input. I hope you still can still redownload `sample1_R1_001.fastq.gz`, because it might have been overwritten. ...
written 4 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Answer: A: Code golf: detecting homopolymers of length N in the (human) genome
... Takes in fasta file and a second parameter for homopolymer length. It streams through each line to find homopolymers. Outputs chromosome, start, end, homopolymer base, length of homopolymer. I tested it out on this fasta file: >A AGTCAAAA GGGGTTTTCCCC >B AGTCCCCCTTTTAAA ...
written 5 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Answer: C: Getting the number of SNPs in some ranges
... You have a .csv file with chromosome, start, end coordinates. You can change that into a .bed file pretty easily. Same with your SNP csv file. Convert those csv files to bed and then use bedtools intersect. ...
written 8 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Comment: C: Strange Depth of Coverage distribution
... Yeah that could be it. You can check this by looking at the insert size distribution of your PE reads. See if it is smaller than 2 * average read length. The 9th column of your .sam/.bam should be the insert size. ...
written 11 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Comment: C: Getting read depth for normal and tumour
... I am not sure what program you are using to generate the .vcfs. But you should look into the manual of the program and see if it outputs depths using the format fields in the vcf. For example, you have "DP" field in your vcf that shows the depth of the individual samples. Perhaps one of the other f ...
written 11 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Comment: C: Getting read depth for normal and tumour
... Can you post a couple of lines of your vcf file? ...
written 11 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Answer: A: Samtools segmentation fault when extracting exons from bam file.
... There is a -L flag that you can use with samtools to output alignments overlapping intervals defined by a .bed file. That's probably your best option. You'll have to convert your exons.txt to a bed file. ...
written 11 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k
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Comment: C: Strange Depth of Coverage distribution
... Even if multiple samples were mixed together in the depth of cov reporting, it should not show this distribution. Multi-sample mix should show a smooth histogram with potentially multiple peaks. Maybe try using samtools stats' depth of coverage info for plotting and see if you get the same thing. Pe ...
written 12 weeks ago by Damian Kao15k

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