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Table 2 The descriptions of the output mapping result fields

From: Light-weight reference-based compression of FASTQ data

Field Description
POS The position on reference where the read is optimally aligned.
PAL PAL=’0’ indicates the alignment of palindrome structure.
MLength The number of matched or mismatched characters in the alignment.
MType M (Match), I (Insertion), D (Deletion), or S (Substitution)
MisValues One or multiple bases in {‘A’, ‘C’, ‘G’, ‘T’, ‘N’}