DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.MinimumDistance    

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A Package for De Novo CNV Detection in Case-Parent Trios

Bioconductor version: Development (3.11)

Analysis of de novo copy number variants in trios from high-dimensional genotyping platforms.

Author: Robert B Scharpf and Ingo Ruczinski

Maintainer: Robert B Scharpf <rscharpf at>

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biocViews CopyNumberVariation, Microarray, SNP, Software
Version 1.31.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.10 (R-2.15) (8 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.3), VanillaICE(>= 1.47.1)
Imports methods, BiocGenerics, Biobase, S4Vectors(>= 0.23.18), IRanges, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges(>= 1.17.16), SummarizedExperiment(>= 1.15.4), oligoClasses, DNAcopy, ff, foreach, matrixStats, lattice, data.table, grid, stats, utils
Suggests human610quadv1bCrlmm(>= 1.0.3), BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg18, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, SNPchip, RUnit
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