Monday, December 9, 2013

Biostar Tutorial: Cheat sheet for one-based vs zero-based coordinate systems

Obi Griffith over at Biostar put together this excellent cheat sheet for dealing with one-based and zero-based genomic coordinate systems. The cheat sheet visually explains the difference between zero and one-based coordinate systems, as well as how to indicate a position, SNP, range, or indel using both coordinate systems.

Biostar Tutorial: Cheat sheet for one-based vs zero-based coordinate systems


1 comment:

  1. I was just wrestling with this myself! I had a bug from not realizing that bed was 0-indexed. These are insidious bugs.

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