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FusionHunter specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01350
Name FusionHunter
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability No
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PMCID: 4748267
PMID: 26862001
DOI: 10.1038/srep21597

[…] on unbiased datasets., in the past, some attempts have been made to compare these software packages. in 2013, carrara et al. compared the performance of six fusion detection software tools (i.e. fusionhunter, fusionmap, fusionfinder, mapsplice, defuse, and tophat-fusion) with positive and negative datasets. however, several newly developed tools like breakfusion, soapfuse, jaffa, nfuse, […]

PMCID: 3633050
PMID: 23815381
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-14-S7-S2

[…] tissue, we decided to evaluate the efficacy of state of the art fusion finders in detecting chimeras in rna-seq data from normal tissues., we compared the performance of six fusion-finder tools: fusionhunter, fusionmap, fusionfinder, mapsplice, defuse and tophat-fusion. to evaluate the sensitivity we used a synthetic dataset of fusion-products, called positive dataset; in these experiments […]

PMCID: 3595110
PMID: 23555082
DOI: 10.1155/2013/340620

[…] chimeras detection have been published. however, specificity and sensitivity of those tools were not extensively investigated in a comparative way. results. we tested eight fusion-detection tools (fusionhunter, fusionmap, fusionfinder, mapsplice, defuse, bellerophontes, chimerascan, and tophat-fusion) to detect fusion events using synthetic and real datasets encompassing chimeras. […]

PMCID: 3599179
PMID: 23406336
DOI: 10.1186/1480-9222-15-4

[…] miso [] construct a likelihood model that best explains all the reads obtained in the experiment. in addition, fusion transcripts can be detected using soapfusion, tophat-fusion [], breakfusion [], fusionhunter [], defuse [], fusionanalyser [], etc. to obtain a more complete view of cancer genome, an integrative approach to study diverse mutations, transcriptomes and epigenomes simultaneously […]

PMCID: 3396341
PMID: 22692945
DOI: 10.1007/s13402-012-0083-7

[…] patterns of increased expression that were associated with hpv-negative current smokers rather than former never smokers []. currently, david smith and co-workers are working on tools, including fusionhunter [], to obtain a more coherent picture of the alterations that underlie the development of these cancers and the relationship between various risk factors and distinct genomic […]

FusionHunter institution(s)
Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA; Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA; Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
FusionHunter funding source(s)
National Center for Supercomputing Applications (Faculty fellowship); the Mayo-UIUC Alliance (Planning grant)

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