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How to Sort and Index a SAM file without converting it to BAM?

Generally, I use samtools to sort and index BAM files. Samtools works also with BGZF ...
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How should I imagine the pre-indexing of suffix arrays in the STAR RNA Seq-aligner?

I'm using STAR for an internship (fusion-genes in ALL cancer) and I'd like to understand what exactly it is doing. The people at the internship don't know either how it works, given their biology ...
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Get frequency of index sequences of fastq file

I recently did some sequencing on a MiniSeq and unexpectedly the Undetermined_S0_L001_R1_001.fastq.gz file contained quite a lot of data (about 40% of total). I ...
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Samtools Index: Chromosome Blocks not Continuous

I am working with short-read whole-genome sequences from the NCBI's SRA. I have aligned and sorted all of my short-read sequences and am attempting to index each sequence into .bai format using ...
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Index a BAM file using pysam

(How) can you index a BAM file using pysam? When I tried the intuitive pysam.index I got: ...
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How to obtain file offsets corresponding to range query in block-gzipped file

How can we retrieve the file offsets of the zipped-chunks in a block-gzipped file that contain records for a region/window of interest (e.g. Chr01:100-Chr02:145)? It seems like the CLI of ...
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How to demultiplex a mix of single-indexed and dual-indexed samples

The problem If I have a sample sheet that contains both single-indexed and dual-indexed samples, I can split it up into two sample sheets and then run bcl2fastq on each one. However, when doing this, ...
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Index VCF file for rapid access by rsID?

With tabix one can index a VCF file for rapid variant retrieval based on genomic position. I'm wondering if there are any tools that will index a VCF file to allow rapid retrieval using rsIDs and/or ...
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