CQN specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01949
Name CQN
Alternative name Conditional Quantile Normalization
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
License Artistic License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Kasper Daniel Hansen <>
  • person_outline Zhijin Wu <>

CQN article

CQN citation

PMCID: 5689655

[…] field and declared to be expressed based on a median gene read count ≥ 10., to remove potential biases such as gc content and differences in sequencing depth, gene read counts were normalized using conditional quantile normalization [79]. to account for latent sources of non-genetic variation in gene expression, we applied principal components analysis (pca) to the complete normalized gene […]

CQN institution(s)
Department of Biostatistics, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
CQN funding source(s)
Supported by the National Institutes of Health (R01HG004059) and National Science Foundation (DBI-1054905).

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