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A Framework of Functions to Combine, Analize and Interpret CNVs Calling Results

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This package contains a set of functions to perform several type of processing and analysis on CNVs calling pipelines/algorithms results in an integrated manner and regardless of the raw data type (SNPs array or NGS). It provides functions to combine multiple CNV calling results into a single object, filter them, compute CNVRs (CNV Regions) and inheritance patterns, detect genic load, and more. The package is best suited for studies in human family-based cohorts.

Author: Simone Montalbano [cre, aut]

Maintainer: Simone Montalbano <simone.montalbano at>

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Version 1.12.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.13 (R-4.1) (3 years)
License GPL-3
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