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samtools tview

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

Samtools tview is a text alignment viewer (based on the ncurses library). In the viewer, press *?* for help and press *g* to check the alignment start from a region in the format like *chr10:10,000,000* or *=10,000,000* when viewing the same reference sequence

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.