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samtools reheader

By Li H., Durbin R., Last update 1494698999
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samtools reheader description

Samtools reheader replaces the header in in.bam with the header in in.header.sam. This command is much faster than replacing the header with a BAM->SAM->BAM conversion.


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.