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Query about wgs_calling_regions.hg38.interval_list from GRCh38 gatk bundle

Hi GATK team,

We are using wgs_calling_regions.hg38.interval_list from gatk bundle to call variants. Could you please confirm the details about the removed/masked regions from the reference.
Particularly we would like to know about centromere regions inclusion. Thanks.


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  • LavanyaLavanya Member

    Thanks Bhanu.

  • igorigor New YorkMember ✭✭
    edited December 2019

    Can you clarify what HG38excludeNs.interval_list and genome.interval_list are and/or where they come from?

    I assume that HG38excludeNs.interval_list is the full genome without the N bases and genome.interval_list is the full genome. When you intersect them, wouldn't you just get HG38excludeNs.interval_list?

  • bhanuGandhambhanuGandham Cambridge MAMember, Administrator, Broadie, Moderator admin

    Hi ,

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