Researchers at the University of Toronto and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research introduce a software package called RNASequel that's designed to correct common alignment artifacts in RNA sequence alignments based on de novo splice junction patterns and fragment size distribution estimates when run alongside alignment algorithms.

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