NEpiC specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12855
Name NEpiC
Alternative name Network-assisted algorithm for Epigenetic studies that uses mean and variance Combined signals
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0.1
Stability Stable
igraph, PairedData
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Peifeng Ruan

NEpiC citation


NEpiC: a network assisted algorithm for epigenetic studies using mean and variance combined signals

Nucleic Acids Res
PMCID: 5027497
PMID: 27302130
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkw546

[…] We conducted simulation studies to investigate the performance of the proposed NEpiC algorithm that uses the biological network information and both mean and variance signals in DNA methylation data, and compared the performance of NEpiC with that of the following three methods: […]

NEpiC institution(s)
School of Computer Science and Shanghai Key Lab of Intelligent Information Processing, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Department of Environmental Health Science, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
NEpiC funding source(s)
National Natural Science Foundation of China [61272380]; National Institutes of Health [R01ES05116 and P30ES009089]

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