Schema for GC Percent - GC Percent in 5-Base Windows
  Database: dm3gene    Primary Table: gc5Base    Row Count: 3
fieldexampleSQL type info
bin 585smallint(5) unsigned range
chrom contig1varchar(255) values
chromStart 0int(10) unsigned range
chromEnd 5120int(10) unsigned range
name contig1.0varchar(255) values
span 5int(10) unsigned range
count 1024int(10) unsigned range
offset 0int(10) unsigned range
file /gbdb/dm3gene/wib/gc5Base.wibvarchar(255) values
lowerLimit 0double range
dataRange 100double range
validCount 1024int(10) unsigned range
sumData 47160double range
sumSquares 2759200double range

Sample Rows

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

GC Percent (gc5Base) 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 aspects 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.