RNA-Seq data quality scores

There are different ways to encode the quality scores in FASTQ files from Next-generation sequencing machines. This is important to find out before using the data and to convert between formats if…

The CCDS project

The CCDS project tries to identify a core set of human and mouse protein coding regions in a stable manner.

Genomic Start Coordinates

Quick notes about different notations of the start coordinates of genomic features.

Coding Phases / Frames

The phase (or sometimes called frame) gives information on how to translate individual parts of a gene, the coding exons. Phases 1 & 2 have a different definition in GFF…