Carolina Castañeda Garcia
I'm a Ph. D. caniddate in the Biomedical Sciences programme at UNAM, Mexico. I work identifying genetic variation (rare and common) that predisposes to develop cancer.
Location Mexico City, Mexico
Yes, the main difference between a FASTQ and a FASTA file is that while FASTA only holds the sequence, a FASTQ file will also holds the quality values from sequencing; this will give you more information on how reliable your obtained sequence is.