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Research Article

Mapping Accuracy of Short Reads from Massively Parallel Sequencing and the Implications for Quantitative Expression Profiling

  • Nicola Palmieri,

    Affiliation: Institut für Populationsgenetik, Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria

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  • Christian Schlötterer mail

    christian.schloetterer@vu-wien.ac.at

    Affiliation: Institut für Populationsgenetik, Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria

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  • Published: July 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006323

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thanks

Posted by schlotc on 14 Sep 2009 at 13:20 GMT

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http://plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0006323#article1.back1.ack1.p1

We are thankful to Ben Langmead and Ido Tamir for pointing out that we overlooked the option in MAQ and Bowtie to ignore ambiguously mapped reads. We apologize for this negligence.

No competing interests declared.