ValidateAnnotationvalidates whether an annotation file is correct. It checks whether all the annotated contigs are present on the reference. It can check gtf or refflat files. It can also check both, in which case it will also check for dissimilarities between the refflat and GTF files.


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ValidateAnnotation is part of BIOPET tool suite that is developed at LUMC by the SASC team. Each tool in the BIOPET tool suite is meant to offer a standalone function that can be used to perform a dedicate data analysis task or added as part of a pipeline, for example the SASC team's biowdl pipelines.

All tools in the BIOPET tool suite are Free/Libre and Open Source Software.


For any question related to ValidateAnnotation, please use the github issue tracker or contact the SASC team directly at: [email protected].