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Pacific Biosciences is a biotech company selling a third-generation sequencing technology often denoted by the same name, also known as Single-Molecule Real-Time (SMRT) sequencing. Questions related to data generated by PacBio/SMRT sequencing.

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Which quality score encoding does PacBio use?

Do you know which quality score encoding PacBio uses now? I know some of their file formats have changed in the past year or two, but I haven't found much on their quality score encoding. The most ...
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How do you generate read-length vs read-quality plot for long-read sequencing data (e.g., MinION)?

How do you generate read-length vs read-quality plot (heat map with histograms in the margin) for long-read sequencing data from the Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) MinION? The MinKNOW software ...
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