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Title simuGWAS
Short Description A forward-time simulator that simulates realistic samples for genome-wide association studies.
Long Description simuGWAS evolves a population forward in time, subject to rapid population expansion, mutation, recombination and natural selection. A trajectory simulation method is used to control the allele frequency of optional disease predisposing loci. A scaling approach can be used to improve efficiency when weak, additive genetic factors are used.
Version 1.0
Project Started 2009
Last Release 9 years ago
Citations Peng B, Amos CI, Forward-time simulation of realistic samples for genome-wide association studies., BMC Bioinformatics, Sept. 1, 2010 [Abstract, cited in PMC ]
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