METASOFT pipeline

METASOFT specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_27440
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.0.1
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Eleazar Eskin <>
  • person_outline Buhm Han <>
  • person_outline Eun Yong Kang <>

Publication for METASOFT

METASOFT citation

PMCID: 5179953

[…] available in 3 or more studies. based on the heterogeneity between studies for each snp, a fixed effects (fe) or optimized random effects model (re) as proposed by (64), was used as implemented in metasoft. the test statistic for this optimized re model is partitioned into a mean effects and heterogeneity part. to give higher weights to the mean effects, this re model was only used […]

METASOFT institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
METASOFT funding source(s)
Supported by National Science Foundation grants 0513612, 0731455, 0729049, 0916676, and 1065276 and by National Institutes of Health grants K25-HL080079, U01-DA024417, P01-HL30568, and PO1-HL28481, the Samsung Scholarship, in part by the University of California Los Angeles subcontract of contract N01-ES-45530 from the National Toxicology Program and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to Perlegen Sciences.

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