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ready Big Multiple Alignment Format

Abbreviation: bigMaf


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The bigMaf format stores multiple alignments in a format compatible with MAF files, which is then compressed and indexed as a bigBed. The bigMaf files are created using the program bedToBigBed, run with the -as option to pull in a special autoSql (.as) file that defines the fields of the bigMaf.



How to cite this record FAIRsharing.org: bigMaf; Big Multiple Alignment Format; DOI: https://doi.org/10.25504/FAIRsharing.78make; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:17 p.m.; Last accessed: Nov 20 2018 10:26 p.m.


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