Please forgive my ignorance as I am a perl beginner. I have a file which is a bgzip file. I would like to read the contents of this file in a text editor. However when i unzip the file (using bgzip -d option for decompression) the file is not readable. Am i missing some crucial piece of information? How do i read these files? Do i have to do something like read them into perl (or another programming language) and convert them manually? If this is the case please could you advise how I do this or provide pointers in the right direction (as I'm not trying to get anyone to do my work for me)
thank you very much
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