[Bioforum] 1000 Genomes' VCF: where is reference genome?

Serikzhan S. Kazi via bioforum%40net.bio.net (by kazi.serikzhan from gmail.com)
Sun Sep 11 05:09:48 EST 2011

Hi all,

VCF 4.0 lists SNPs in "Chr. number Position Ref ALT", e.g. it can be "1
42342 A C" meaning
in Chr.1 at position 42342 "A" has changed to "C". Now the question is,
what is the reference
genome for VCF? I.e. where do I find the sequence that VCF uses as a

Thanks in advance.

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