Binary Alignment Map is an actively used binary data format created in 2009. Binary Alignment Map (BAM) is the comprehensive raw data of genome sequencing; it consists of the lossless, compressed binary representation of the Sequence Alignment Map.BAM is the compressed binary representation of SAM (Sequence Alignment Map). BAM is in compressed BGZF format.. Read more on Wikipedia...
- the Binary Alignment Map wikipedia page
- Binary Alignment Map first appeared in 2009
- See also: fastq-format, sam-format, cram-format
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Last updated January 25th, 2020