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ready Cooler file format

Abbreviation: .cool

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Cooler is a file format that implements genomically-labeled sparse 2D arrays (matrices) with identical axes in HDF5. It is also the name of the Python package that supports the format. Cooler was designed for the storage and manipulation of extremely large Hi-C datasets at any resolution, but is not limited to Hi-C data in any way. Standard file extensions are .cool for single-resolution cooler files and .mcool for files storing multiple resolutions.


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How to cite this record .cool; Cooler file format; DOI:; Last edited: Sept. 20, 2019, 11:52 a.m.; Last accessed: Oct 22 2021 5:59 p.m.

Publication for citation  Cooler: scalable storage for Hi-C data and other genomically-labeled arrays Abdennur, N and Mirny, L; bioRxiv ; 2019.

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Cooler: scalable storage for Hi-C data and other genomically-labeled arrays

Abdennur, N and Mirny, L
bioRxiv 2019

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