MOSAIC specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_31399
Alternative name MOSAIC Organises Segments of Ancestry In Chromosomes
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A set of potentially admixed haplotypes (targets) and multiple labelled sets of potentially related haplotypes (panels).
Output data The parameter estimates, local ancestry estimates along the genome, co-ancestry curves (including the best fit exponential curve), ancestry informed phase of the target haplotypes, and Fst estimates between the ancestral mixing groups and between the mixing groups and each panel.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++, R
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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MOSAIC institution(s)
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, UK
MOSAIC funding source(s)
Supported by the NIH (grant R01 HG006399) and the Wellcome Trust (project number H5RXUH00).

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