Identification of SNP Markers in Pm4b gene of Wheat – Part1

Food – Primary source of essential nutrients to the whole world. When enquired on for one’s favorite food, we get to hear a wide variety of preferences from worldly cuisines. Most of these dish recipes would have wheat as a common ingredient. Wheat is a grass variety cultivated for its edible grains and is widely … Continue reading “Identification of SNP Markers in Pm4b gene of Wheat – Part1”

A Case for Long CIGARs: Achieving 50% Compression of BAM Files

I am studying NA06984.454.MOSAIK.SRP000033.2009_11.bam. Not to find SNPs, structural variations, or derive any biological insights into the CEU population – but simply from an IT storage perspective. How much disk space is really needed to store the entire information of the 1.23 million matches present in this 151 Mb file? If I can get to … Continue reading “A Case for Long CIGARs: Achieving 50% Compression of BAM Files”