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ready Big Chain

Abbreviation: bigChain


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The bigChain format describes a pairwise alignment that allow gaps in both sequences simultaneously, just as chain files do; however, bigChain files are compressed and indexed as bigBeds. Chain files are converted to bigChain files using the program bedToBigBed, run with the -as option to pull in a special autoSql (.as) file that defines the fields of the bigChain.



How to cite this record FAIRsharing.org: bigChain; Big Chain; DOI: https://doi.org/10.25504/FAIRsharing.wzp79x; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:18 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 20 2018 1:19 p.m.


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