R/GENABEL

Record added by Jurg Ott (the original Rockefeller list)

Version

1.6-4 (August 2010)

Description

GenABEL is a software created to facilitate whole-genome association analysis. Specific features of GenABEL include:

  • Support of modern methods for analysis in outbred populations

  • Maximum Likelihood estimation of linear, logistic and Cox regression on genome-wide scale

  • A range of functions specifically designed to help GWA analysis in samples of individuals from genetically isolated populations, and/or samples of related individuals (family-based design), and other analysis in presence of stratification

  • Special functions oriented to meta-analysis

  • Extensive documentation (about 100 pages of reference manual and 150 pages of tutorial)

  • Many example data sets and exercises

URL

Language

R

Reference

Aulchenko, Ripke, Isaacs, van Duijn (2007), “GenABEL: an R library for genome-wide association analysis”, Bioinformatics, 23(10):1294-1296.