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    I can't find anything convincing on how to create a valid Picard interval file although the above information suggests a recipe involving creating the header with "samtools -H" and then adding the required intervals by hand or otherwise.  That may be a dirty hack that could problems in the long run though.  One of the online discussion forums has a thread about this issue and points to a Broad Institute GATK page that no longer exists ("Preparing the essential GATK input files"),



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    Took me a while to figure this out, but the GATK list format is actually:

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    Enrico Cocchi

    How do we download these blacklists that you state you made available?

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