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Old 12-21-2009, 08:37 AM   #3
Location: California

Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 45

It is not the '@' symbol that not allowed, it is an '@' which follows an illegal space in the description. Unfortunately, many of the fastq files are not properly formatted and contain spaces in the sequence name which causes maq to mess up. Clean up the sequence names and the tool will work.
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