Lab Retriever specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_25401
Name Lab Retriever
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C++, Javascript, Python
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.1.5
Stability Beta
make, gcc, TideSDK
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Kirk Lohmueller

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Publication for Lab Retriever

Lab Retriever citation


Development and validation of open source software for DNA mixture interpretation based on a quantitative continuous model

PLoS One
PMCID: 5693437
PMID: 29149210
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188183

[…] us model allows for improved interpretation of these profiles by using the drop-out probability []. Although the open-source software based on this model has been developed (e.g., LRmix Studio [] and Lab Retriever []), this model does not use peak height information, and the user must call peaks as alleles and assign stutter peaks. Therefore, stutter peaks can be assigned as allelic and accounted […]

Lab Retriever institution(s)
Department of Criminal Justice Administration, California State University, Hayward, CA, USA; Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lab Retriever funding source(s)
Supported by a grant from the A. Reed and Virginia McLaughlin Endowment of the California Association of Criminalists and grant 2013-DN-BX-K029.

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