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PyBamView: a browser based application for viewing short read alignments.

Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsGymrek, M.
AbstractCurrent sequence alignment browsers allow visualization of large and complex next-generation sequencing datasets. However, most of these tools provide inadequate display of insertions and can be cumbersome to use on large datasets. I implemented PyBamView, a lightweight web application for visualizing short read alignments. It provides an easy-to-use web interface for viewing alignments across multiple samples, with a focus on accurate visualization of insertions. Availability and Implementation: PyBamView is available as a standard python package. The source code is freely available under the MIT license at
Year of Publication2014
JournalBioinformatics (Oxford, England)
Date Published (YYYY/MM/DD)2014/08/21
ISSN Number1367-4803