A rapid whole genome simulation program Long Description (required) GWAsimulator is a C++ program that can simulate genotype data for SNP chips that are used in genome-wide association (GWA) studies. It implements a rapid moving-window algorithm (Durrant et al. 2004. AJHG 75:35-43) to simulate whole genome case-control or population samples. It also can simulate specific regions if desired. For case-control data, the program retrospectively sample cases and controls according to a user-specified multi-locus disease model. The program requires phased data as input, and the simulated data will have similar LD patterns as the input data.
The program can use HapMap phased data as input and has the flexibility of simulating genotypes for different populations and different SNP chips. Because many large-scale GWA data are becoming available, they can be used instead of the HapMap data as the input, as long as the phase information is generated. These data may provide a better representation of the population under study and more accurate LD information than the HapMap due to much larger sample sizes. See the manual for instructions and detailed description of the program https://biostat.app.vumc.org/wiki/Main/GWAsimulator Step 1: Use the attribute tree to add new attributes or remove pre-selected attributes to describe the simulator. Every sub-attribute is selected Not all sub-attributes are selected Fill Clear Expand Collapse Reset Summary of Proposed Changes Step 2: Review list of proposed attribute addition(s) and subtraction(s). Can't Find the Attribute You Are Looking For?
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GWAsimulator: a rapid whole-genome simulation program. Bioinformatics,
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=18006546, Primary Citation