[DAS2] Example alignments

Ed Griffiths edgrif at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Jun 8 08:15:17 UTC 2006


> Query and subject are rather BLAST-specific and don't apply to other
> techniques, such as whole genome alignments. How about using "reference" for
> the reference sequence and "non-reference" for the target?

That seems fine to me, I think the word "target" is ambiguous as I have commonly 
heard people refer to both the "query" and the "subject" sequences as the 
"target" ! (but not at the same time of course ;-)


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