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Bao H, Guo H, Wang J, Zhou R, Lu X, Shi S. MapView: visualization of short reads alignment on a desktop computer. [Bioinformatics. 2009 Apr 15. (e-pub ahead of print)]: Describes a visual analytics tool called MapView that represents large-scale short-read alignment data and genetic variation analysis. "MapView can handle hundreds of millions of short reads on a desktop computer with limited memory" and enables automated genetic variation detection, according to the paper's abstract.

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