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AutoCSA (Automatic Comparative Sequence Analysis) is a software tool to detect short, approximately 1 to 50 base pairs long, heterozygous, and homozygous mutations, consisting of insertions and deletions (indels) in capillary sequence traces.


Sequence analysis; Mutation; DNA


  • Operation: Mutation detection; Analysis; Detection; Sequence analysis
  • Software interface: Graphical user interface
  • Language: Java
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: CGP Software License
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.0
  • Maturity: Legacy
  • Credit: Cancer Genome Project, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.
  • Contact: cgpit _at_
  • Collection: -


Dicks E, Teague JW, Stephens P, Raine K, Yates A, Mattocks C, Tarpey P, Butler A, Menzies A, Richardson D, Jenkinson A, Davies H, Edkins S, Forbes S, Gray K, Greenman C, Shepherd R, Stratton MR, Futreal PA, Wooster R "AutoCSA, an algorithm for high throughput DNA sequence variant detection in cancer genomes." Bioinformatics 2007; 23(13):1689-91
PMID: 17485433
PMCID: PMC5947781

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