[Biopython-dev] Newbler ACE file to SAM?

Kevin Jacobs <jacobs@bioinformed.com> bioinformed at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 17:00:50 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Nick Loman <n.j.loman at bham.ac.uk> wrote:

> Peter wrote:
>> Sorry - I spoke to quickly. I wrote a MAF (MIRA assembly format) to SAM
>> converter as an experiment, not an ACE to SAM converter. The reason
>> for this was ACE files don't have the read qualities, but MAF files do.
> [...]
> Not sure if there's scope for tighter integration to Biopython but will
> leave that to you experts!
Unlike much of my other code, there is no dependency on pysam, so there is
no reason why biopython couldn't adopt my converter -- I'd certainly be
happy to donate it.   I'm just not sure if there is a good place for it.


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