Julia utilities for handling VCF files
Author OpenMendel
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Started In
August 2017


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VCFTools.jl provide Julia utilities for handling VCF files.


This package is registered in the default Julia package registry, and can be installed through standard package installation procedure: e.g., running the following code in Julia REPL.

using Pkg
pkg"add VCFTools"

This package supports Julia v1.5+.


If you use OpenMendel analysis packages in your research, please cite the following reference in the resulting publications:

Zhou H, Sinsheimer JS, Bates DM, Chu BB, German CA, Ji SS, Keys KL, Kim J, Ko S, Mosher GD, Papp JC, Sobel EM, Zhai J, Zhou JJ, Lange K. OPENMENDEL: a cooperative programming project for statistical genetics. Hum Genet. 2020 Jan;139(1):61-71. doi: 10.1007/s00439-019-02001-z. Epub 2019 Mar 26. PMID: 30915546; PMCID: PMC6763373.


This project has been supported by the National Institutes of Health under awards R01GM053275, R01HG006139, R25GM103774, and 1R25HG011845.