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BIOINFORMATICS APPLICATIONS NOTE Vol. 25 no. 16 2009, pages 20782079

Vol. 25 no. 16 2009, pages 20782079
Sequence analysis
The Sequence Alignment/Map format and SAMtools
Heng Li1,, Bob Handsaker2,, Alec Wysoker2, Tim Fennell2, Jue Ruan3, Nils Homer4,
Gabor Marth5, Goncalo Abecasis6, Richard Durbin1, and 1000 Genome Project Data
Processing Subgroup7
1Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK, 2Broad Institute of
MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA, 3Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing
100029, China, 4Department of Computer Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095,
5Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, 6Center for Statistical Genetics, Department of
Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA and 7http://1000genomes.org
Received on April 28, 2009; revised on May 28, 2009; accepted on May 30, 2009
Advance Access publication June 8, 2009
Associate Editor: Alfonso Valencia
Summary: The Sequence Alignment/Map (SAM) format is a generic
alignment format for storing read alignments against reference
sequences, supporting short and long reads (up to 128 Mbp)


Source: Abecasis, Goncalo - Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan


Collections: Biology and Medicine; Mathematics