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Old 03-26-2015, 03:17 AM   #1
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Default New to NGS world, pre-built indexes in bowtie

I am new in the NGS world. I would like to download a pre-built indexes of the mouse and human genome. I would like to use the pre-built indexes from the website
What is the differnce between H.sapiens, UCSC hg18 and H.sapiens, UCSC hg19 in the
downloading section of the Pre-built Indexes?
Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old 03-26-2015, 03:39 AM   #2
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Unless you have a specific reason to go with an older build you should use the newer one.

It may be best to download a complete package (sequence, annotation, indexes for multiple aligners including bowtie and bowtie2) from Illumina's iGenomes site:
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