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Old 09-27-2012, 05:52 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by A_Morozov View Post
May I ask a noobish question? Is it 5 reads as in "Five pieces of DNA sequence being read by some method" and if yes, how did you end up assembling it? No insult meant, I'm really curious.
I think the user is just testing Velvet, and is wondering why, if they feed it 5 sequences, one of which is 600bp, why do they get a final contig out that is shorter than 600bp. ie. what happened to the other 28bp.
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