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Table 1 The Graphical mApping Format (GAF)

From: The design and construction of reference pangenome graphs with minigraph

Col Type Description
1 string Query sequence name
2 int Query sequence length
3 int Query start coordinate (0-based; closed)
4 int Query end coordinate (0-based; open)
5 char Strand relative to col. 6
6 string Graph path matching regular expression
   /([><][^\s><]+(:\d+-\d+)?)+|([^\s><]+)/
7 int Path sequence length
8 int Path start coordinate
9 int Path end coordinate
10 int Number of matching bases in the mapping
11 int Number of bases, including gaps, in the mapping
12 int Mapping quality (0–255 with 255 for missing)