Supported Applications

GangSTR

  • Description

    a tool for genome-wide profiling tandem repeats from short reads. A key advantage of GangSTR over existing tools (e.g. lobSTR or hipSTR) is that it can handle repeats that are longer than the read length.

    GangSTR takes aligned reads (BAM) and a set of repeats in the reference genome as input and outputs a VCF file containing genotypes for each locus.

  • Primary Citation*

    N. Mousavi, S. Shleizer-Burko, and M. Gymrek. 2018. Profiling the genome-wide landscape of tandem repeat expansions. bioRxiv.


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