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CNView specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11504
Name CNView
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data The input data for CNView is a tab-delimited bed-style matrix of binned coverage values, which can be generated by BEDTools coverage followed by BEDTools unionbedg.
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
License MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5338099
PMID: 28260531
DOI: 10.1186/s13059-017-1158-6

[…] manual inspections consisted of assessing read pair clusters on mapping quality, plotting read-pair mapping coordinates, and—where applicable—visualizing normalized physical sequencing depth with cnview at predicted sites of increased or decreased copy number, resulting in visual confirmation of the proposed structure in >95% of manually inspected observations []. second, since all liwgs […]

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CNView institution(s)
Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit and Molecular Neurogenetics Unit, Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
CNView funding source(s)
The Simons Foundation for Autism Research [SFARI #346042]; the March of Dimes; the National Institutes of Health [MH095867, HD081256, GM061354]

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