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  • Description

    a platform-independent mutation caller for targeted, exome, and whole-genome resequencing data generated on Illumina, SOLiD, Life/PGM, Roche/454, and similar instruments.

  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ biogrids-cli install varscan Copy to clipboard
  • Primary Citation*

    D. C. Koboldt, Q. Zhang, D. E. Larson, D. Shen, M. D. McLellan, L. Lin, C. A. Miller, E. R. Mardis, L. Ding, and R. K. Wilson. 2012. VarScan 2: Somatic mutation and copy number alteration discovery in cancer by exome sequencing. Genome Research. 22(3): 568-576.

    • *Full citation information available through

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  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  2.4.4
    OS X INTEL:  2.4.4

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      2.4.2, 2.3.9
    • OS X INTEL:

      2.4.2, 2.3.9
  • Developers

    Daniel C Koboldt