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rlsim
A package for simulating RNA-seq library preparation with parameter estimation
The rlsim package is a collection of tools for simulating RNA-seq library construction, aiming to reproduce the most important factors which are known to introduce significant biases in the currently used protocols: hexamer priming, PCR amplification and size selection. It allows for a systematic exploration of the effects of the individual biasing factors and their interactions on downstream applications by simulating data under a variety of parameter sets. The implicit simulation model implemented in the main tool (rlsim) is inspired by the actual library preparation protocols and it is more general than the models used by the bias correction methods hence it allows for a fair assessment of their performance. Although the simulation model was kept as simple as possible in order to aid usability, it still has too many parameters to be inferred from data produced by standard RNA-seq experiments. However, simulating datasets with properties similar to specific datasets is often useful. To address this, the package provides a tool (effest) implementing simple approaches for estimating the parameters which can be recovered from standard RNA-seq data (GC-dependent amplification efficiencies, fragment size distribution, relative expression levels).
1.0
04-08-2013
04-08-2013
http://bit.ly/rlsim-git
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Attribute Tree Control

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  • Target
    • Type of Simulated Data
      • Genotype at Genetic Markers
      • Diploid DNA Sequence
      • Haploid DNA Sequence
      • RNA
      • Sex Chromosomes
      • Mitochondrial DNA
      • Protein Sequence
      • Sequencing Reads
      • Phenotype
    • Variations
      • Biallelic Marker
      • Multiallelic Marker
      • Single Nucleotide Variation
      • Amino acid variation
      • Microsatellite
      • Insertion and Deletion
      • CNV
      • Inversion and Rearrangement
      • Alternative Splicing
      • Missing Genotypes
      • Genotype or Sequencing Error
      • Other
  • Simulation Method
    • Standard Coalescent
    • Exact Coalescent
    • Machine Learning
    • Forward-time
    • Resample Existing Data
    • Phylogenetic
    • Gene dropping
    • Other
  • Input
    • Data Type
      • Allele Frequencies
      • Empirical
      • Ancestral Sequence
      • Saved simulation
      • Reference genome
      • Other
    • File format
      • Arlequin
      • CREATE
      • Fstat
      • GDA
      • Genepop
      • MIGRATE
      • MS
      • SAM or BAM
      • NEXUS
      • Phylip
      • STRUCTURE
      • XML
      • Tree Sequence
      • Program Specific
      • Other
  • Output
    • Data Type
      • Genotype or Sequence
      • Phenotypic Trait
      • Individual Relationship
      • Demographic
      • Mutation
      • Methylation
      • Gene Expression
      • Protein Expression
      • Linkage Disequilibrium
      • Diversity Measures
      • Fitness
      • Sequencing Reads
        • Illumina
        • Roche 454
        • SOLiD
        • IonTorrent
        • PacBio
        • Nanopore
        • Other
      • Other
    • File Format
      • Arlequin
      • Fasta or Fastq
      • Fstat
      • Genepop
      • Linkage
      • MIGRATE
      • MS
      • PED
      • Phylip
      • NEXUS
      • STRUCTURE
      • VCF
      • SAM or BAM
      • Tree Sequence
      • Program Specific
      • Other
    • Sample Type
      • Random or Independent
      • Sibpairs, Trios and Nuclear Families
      • Extended or Complete Pedigrees
      • Case-control
      • Longitudinal
      • Other
  • Phenotype
    • Trait Type
      • Binary or Qualitative
      • Quantitative
      • Multiple
    • Determinants
      • Single Genetic Marker
      • Multiple Genetic Markers
      • Sex-linked
      • Gene-Gene Interaction
      • Environmental Factors
      • Gene-Environment Interaction
  • Evolutionary Features
    • Demographic
      • Population Size Changes
        • Constant Size
        • Exponential Growth or Decline
        • Logistic Growth
        • Bottleneck
        • Carrying Capacity
        • User Defined
      • Gene Flow
        • Stepping Stone Models
        • Island Models
        • Continent-Island Models
        • Sex or Age-Specific Migration Rates
        • Influenced by Environmental Factors
        • Admixed Population
        • User-defined Matrix
        • Other
      • Spatiality
        • Discrete Models
        • Continuous Models
        • Landscape Factors
    • Life Cycle
      • Discrete Generation Model
      • Age structured
      • Overlapping Generation
      • User-Defined transition matrices
    • Mating System
      • Random Mating
      • Monogamous
      • Polygamous
      • Haplodiploid
      • Selfing
      • Age- or Stage-Specific
      • Assortative or Disassortative
      • Other
    • Fecundity
      • Constant Number
      • Randomly Distributed
      • Individually Determined
      • Influenced by Environment
      • Other
    • Natural Selection
      • Determinant
        • Single-locus
        • Multi-locus
        • Codon-based
        • Fitness of Offspring
        • Phenotypic Trait
        • Environmental Factors
      • Models
        • Directional Selection
        • Balancing Selection
        • Multi-locus models
        • Epistasis
        • Random Fitness Effects
        • Disruptive
        • Phenotype Threshold
        • Frequency-Dependent
        • Other
    • Recombination
      • Uniform
      • Varying Recombination Rates
      • Gene Conversion Allowed
    • Mutation Models
      • Two-allele Mutation Model
      • Markov DNA Evolution Models
      • k-Allele Model
      • Infinite-allele Model
      • Infinite-sites Model
      • Stepwise Mutation Model
      • Codon and Amino Acid Models
      • Indels and Others
      • Heterogeneity among Sites
      • Others
    • Events Allowed
      • Population Merge and Split
      • Varying Demographic Features
      • Population Events
      • Varying Genetic Features
      • Change of Mating Systems
      • Other
    • Other
      • Phenogenetic
      • Polygenic background
  • Interface
    • Command-line
    • Graphical User Interface
    • Integrated Development Environment
    • Script-based
    • Web-based
  • Development
    • Tested Platforms
      • Windows
      • Mac OS X
      • Linux and Unix
      • Solaris
      • Others
    • Language
      • C or C++
      • Java
      • R
      • Python
      • Perl
      • Visual Basic
      • Other
    • License
      • GNU Public License
      • BSD
      • Creative Commons
      • MIT
      • Other
  • GSR Certification
    • Accessibility
    • Documentation
    • Application
    • Support

Summary of Proposed Changes

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      Current Citations/Applications

      Botond Sipos, Greg Slodkowicz, Tim Massingham, Nick Goldman, Realistic simulations reveal extensive sample-specificity of RNA-seq biases, Quantitative Biology. Genomics, 08-14-2013, Primary Citation
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