Uppercase and lowercase DNA letters in Consed window

Super-User ollig at biofrontera.de
Wed Oct 13 03:32:39 EST 1999


gmei at my-deja.com wrote:
> 
> Hi:
> 
> When I use Consed to contig DNA sequences, I saw sequences aligned
> against each other. But in DNA sequences, some letters are in lower case
> and some are in upper case. Does anyone know if there is any meaning of
> that?
> 
> Thank
> 
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> Before you buy.

The uppercase nucleotides  have a better quality value than lowercase
ones.
Try to click at a letter with the mouse cursor and watch the
standart-out (the xterm you started consed in). It will output the
quality value of the nucleotide.

regards,
--armin
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