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Title: Ribbon: intuitive visualization for complex genomic variation
Abstract Summary Ribbon is an alignment visualization tool that shows how alignments are positioned within both the reference and read contexts, giving an intuitive view that enables a better understanding of structural variants and the read evidence supporting them. Ribbon was born out of a need to curate complex structural variant calls and determine whether each was well supported by long-read evidence, and it uses the same intuitive visualization method to shed light on contig alignments from genome-to-genome comparisons. Availability and implementation Ribbon is freely available online at http://genomeribbon.com/ and is open-source at https://github.com/marianattestad/ribbon. Supplementary information Supplementary data are available at Bioinformatics online.
Authors:
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Editors:
Birol, Inanc
Award ID(s):
1350041
Publication Date:
NSF-PAR ID:
10276646
Journal Name:
Bioinformatics
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Page Range or eLocation-ID:
413 to 415
ISSN:
1367-4803
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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