Utilities / Sort BED

Description

Sorts a BED file by chromosome and then by start position.

Parameters

None

Details

Note that BED sorting can be accomplished also by the preprocessing tool when importing data to Chipster. The difference between these two options is that the preprocessing tool runs on user's own computer.

Output

Output is a sorted BED file.

References

This tool uses the BEDTools package. Please cite the article:

Quinlan AR and Hall IM, 2010. BEDTools: a flexible suite of utilities for comparing genomic features. Bioinformatics. 26, 6, pp. 841842.

Please see the BEDTools homepage for more details.