VarMatch specifications

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Unique identifier OMICS_14435
Name VarMatch
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input format VCF
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C++, Python
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements GCC, matplotlib
Maintained Yes

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  • person_outline Chen Sun <>

Publication for VarMatch

VarMatch institution(s)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA; Genome Sciences Institute at the Huck, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
VarMatch funding source(s)
This work has been supported in part by NSF awards DBI-1356529, CCF-1439057, IIS-1453527, and IIS-1421908.

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It's especially useful to find high-quality variants by intersecting the results of different variant calling tools. For instance, you can predict variants using Freebayes and GATK, and then use VarMatch to find high-quality variants that are supported by both tools.