Import NGS Reads

CLC Genomics Workbench has dedicated importers for next-generation sequencing (NGS) reads, both short and long7.1, described in the following sections.

Click on the Import (Image Next_Folder_16_n_p) button in the top toolbar to bring up a list of available importers, as shown in figure 7.7. Click on the importer to launch it.

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Figure 7.7: Importers for NGS short and long reads.

To specify the files to import, click:

Files can be removed from the list by selecting them and clicking the Remove button.

The Element Info (Image element_info_16_n_p) view of the imported element(s) shows and can be used to edit:

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Figure 7.8: Editing the platform in the Element Info view.

Fastq importers can process UMI information from the fastq read headers, see General notes on UMIs.


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The Long Read Support plugin provides additional import functionality for long reads.