SWEEPY specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_25337
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Tom Druet

Publication for SWEEPY

SWEEPY citation


Selection in action: dissecting the molecular underpinnings of the increasing muscle mass of Belgian Blue Cattle

BMC Genomics
PMCID: 4190573
PMID: 25228463
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-796

[…] >700 K single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) dispersed across the genome. We first identified regions of low heterozygosity using a previously reported Hidden Markov Model (HMM) implemented with the “SWEEPY” program []. We identified a total of 91 candidate regions exhibiting reduced variability in modern BBC (Additional file : Table S1). Three of these departed clearly from the bulk by their larg […]

SWEEPY institution(s)
Unit of Animal Genomics, GIGA-R and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium; Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, UMR CBGP (INRA–IRD–CIRAD–Montpellier SupAgro), Montferrier sur Lez, Montpellier, France
SWEEPY funding source(s)
Supported by a grant from the Walloon Ministry of Agriculture (D31-1271).

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