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Old 11-19-2015, 06:30 PM   #1
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Default mm9 chromosome fasta file help

Hi, I'm new to bioinformatics analysis - but I was wondering what is the meaning of chromosomes labeled as "chrX_random", "chrY_random".

How do you interpret the regions of the 'random' chromosomes?
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Reason those sequences are labelled "random" is because even though they are known to be on that chromosomes they can't be placed at a specific location. See:
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