Test-drive the GATK tools and Best Practices pipelines on Terra
Check out this blog post to learn how you can get started with GATK and try out the pipelines in preconfigured workspaces (with a user-friendly interface!) without having to install anything.
Metrics say percent – Double-check those decimals – Fractions everywhere
Picard metrics that say 'percent' actually mean 'fraction'. Let's take metrics from MarkDuplicates as an example. Under PERCENT_DUPLICATION we see 0.134008. If we divide READ_PAIR_DUPLICATES by READ_PAIRS_EXAMINED we get ~1/7 or 14%. Our sanity check makes clear the PERCENT_DUPLICATION metric is a fraction that translates to 13.4%.
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