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ready Pairs file format

Abbreviation: .pairs

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A standard text format for pairs of genomic loci given as 1bp point positions, applicable to chromosome conformation experiments. Pairs files are produced as intermediate files in most Hi-C analysis pipelines and can be indexed and queried by the Pairix software.


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Created in 2017

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How to cite this record .pairs; Pairs file format; DOI:; Last edited: Sept. 20, 2019, 11:52 a.m.; Last accessed: Sep 27 2021 5:09 a.m.

This record is maintained by 4DNucleome DCIC  (4dn_dcic)

Record added: April 23, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Record updated: April 29, 2019, 9:16 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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4DNucleome Data Portal
The 4D Nucleome Data Portal (4DN) hosts data generated by the 4DN Network and other reference nucleomics data sets, and an expanding tool set for open data processing and visualization. It is a platform to search, visualize, and download nucleomics data.

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