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sam2vcf

By Li H., Durbin R., Last update 1494698999
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sam2vcf description

Sam2vcf converts sam file (pileup) to VCF format


Parent program: samtools

SAMTools provide various utilities for manipulating alignments in the SAM format, including sorting, merging, indexing and generating alignments in a per-position format. It is very convinient for handling reads mapped to reference genome. Normally SAMtools is used in intermediate step between raw read mapping and SNP or variants callingm, because it allows to effeciently store mapped reads.