DIST specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_07886
Alternative name Direct Imputation of summary Statistics
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Some GWAS/meta-analysis summary statistics.
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C++
License BSD 2-clause “Simplified” License
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Donghyung Lee

Publication for Direct Imputation of summary Statistics

DIST citation


Common shared genetic variation behind decreased risk of breast cancer in celiac disease

Sci Rep
PMCID: 5517429
PMID: 28725034
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-06287-9

[…] d by the respective consortia target different regions of the genome, which reduces comparability, even when imputation of breast cancer genotypes is used. We also explored the use of methods such as Direct Imputation of Summary Statistics (DIST) on celiac disease dataset, which increased the number of common variants with good quality imputation (INFO > 0.9), to approximately 500 K. However, the […]

DIST institution(s)
Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
DIST funding source(s)
Supported by Virginia Commonwealth University start-up fund.

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