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Old 10-06-2009, 11:59 PM   #5
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Thanks for your suggestion

I found out that sometimes the maximum contig size will exact same with the N50 contig size.
Can I know what is the reason ?
Thanks ya. I'm still new with bioinformatics. Learning process now.thus facing more problem

Originally Posted by sklages View Post
I'd say,

The N90 contig size is a weighted median value and defined as
the length of the smallest contig S in the sorted list of all
contigs where the cumulative length from the largest contig to
contig S is at least 90% of the total length.


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