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Research data . Dataset . 2018

Training Material For Calling Variants In Non-Diploid Systems

Nekrutenko, Anton;
Open Access
Published: 22 May 2018
Publisher: Zenodo

The majority of life on Earth is non-diploid and represented by prokaryotes, viruses and their derivatives such as our own mitochondria or plant’s chloroplasts. In non-diploid systems allele frequencies can range anywhere between 0 and 100% and there could be multiple (not just two) alleles per locus. The main challenge associated with non-diploid variant calling is the difficulty in distinguishing between sequencing noise (abundant in all NGS platforms) and true low frequency variants.

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