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  • Description

    a command line tool for estimating heritability and genetic correlation from GWAS summary statistics. ldsc also computes LD Scores.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by LDSC, run: $ biogrids-list ldsc Copy to clipboard
  • Usage Notes

    BioGrids installed LDSC provides the following executables:

    ldsc (an alias for ldsc.py)

    munge_sumstats (an alias for munge_sumstats.py)



    python.ldsc (the python included with BioGrids LDSC)

  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ biogrids-cli install ldsc Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    B. K. Bulik-Sullivan, P. R. Loh, H. K. Finucane, S. Ripke, J. Yang, Schizophrenia-Working-Group-of-the-Psychiatric-Genomics-Consortium, N. Patterson, M. J. Daly, A. L. Price, and B. M. Neale. 2015. LD Score regression distinguishes confounding from polygenicity in genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet.. 47(3): 291-295.

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  • Keywords

    Genomics, GWAS Analysis

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  1.0.1 (425.3 MB)
    OS X INTEL:  1.0.1 (296.6 MB)