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Genomics: the state of the art in RNA-seq analysis

RNA-seq is a recent and immensely popular technology for cataloging and comparing gene expression. Two papers from the international RGASP consortium report on large-scale competitions to identify the best algorithms for RNA-seq analysis, with surprising variability in the results.

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  1. Ian Korf is at the UC Davis Genome Center, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA.

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