VarSifter protocols

VarSifter specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_05447
Name VarSifter
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline James C. Mullikin <>

Publication for VarSifter

VarSifter IN pipeline

PMCID: 5221474
PMID: 28078312
DOI: 10.1002/acn3.372

[…] bases using the bayesian algorithm “most probable genotype.” the bam files were visualized with integrative genomics viewer (the broad institute, cambridge, ma). variants were filtered using varsifter v1.5 tool by considering minor allele frequency (maf) of <0.05 and the availability of variants in public databases of dbsnp, clinseq and exac (the broad institute). filtered variants […]

VarSifter institution(s)
National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

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