Schema for GC Percent - GC Percent in 5-Base Windows
  Database: hg38    Primary Table: gc5BaseBw    Row Count: 1
fieldexampleSQL type info
fileName /gbdb/hg38/bbi/gc5BaseBw/gc...varchar(255) values

This table simply points to a file in BigWig format.

Sample Rows

Note: all start coordinates in our database are 0-based, not 1-based. See explanation here.

GC Percent (gc5BaseBw) Track Description


The GC percent track shows the percentage of G (guanine) and C (cytosine) bases in 5-base windows. High GC content is typically associated with gene-rich areas.

This track may be configured in a variety of ways to highlight different apsects of the displayed information. Click the "Graph configuration help" link for an explanation of the configuration options.


The data and presentation of this graph were prepared by Hiram Clawson.