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RefChef - Genomic Reference Management Tool

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RefChef is a reference management system that includes additional tools to record the provenance of reference sequences, indices, and annotations. It was created to enable reproducible research.

RefChef will:

  1. Document the exact steps undertaken in the retrieval and processing of genomic references
  2. Maintain the associated metadata
  3. Provide a mechanism for automatically reproducing retrieval and creation of an exact copy of genomic references