Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

failed to convert from cram to bam (parse error CIGAR character)

In order to convert a bioinformatic file from CRAM to BAM format, I naively used the samtools command available on a cluster but got this error: samtools view -T reference.fa -b -o output.bam input.cram [sam_header_read2] 3366 sequences loaded. [sam_read1] reference … Continue reading

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