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CAVIAR specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_08951
Alternative name CAusal Variants Identification in Associated Regions
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.0.1
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Farhad Hormozdiari <>

Publication for CAusal Variants Identification in Associated Regions

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PMCID: 5844985
PMID: 29556250
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00077

[…] determine the effect sizes. currently, fine-mapping studies either use summary statistics or raw genotype data to arrive at quantitative assessment of causal nature of the snps. for example, caviar (hormozdiari et al., , ), paintor (kichaev et al., ), and riviera (li and kellis, ) use summary statistics, and dap (wen et al., ), cavmen (brown et al., ) use the raw genotype data. end […]

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CAVIAR institution(s)
Department of Computer Science; Inter-Departmental Program in Bioinformatics; Department of Human Genetics; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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