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CNValidator is a tool for evaluation of the correctness of somatic copy number calls. The CNValidator algorithm analyses the coherency of haplotypes taking several samples from a single individual.


Genetics; DNA polymorphism


  • Operation: Statistical inference; variation detection
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: Python
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
  • License: Other
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: The National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Contact: Mary K Kuhner mkkuhner _at_
  • Collection: -


Smith LP, Yamato JA, Kuhner MK "CNValidator: validating somatic copy-number inference." Bioinformatics. 2019 Aug 1;35(15):2660-2662.
PMID: 30541069
PMCID: PMC6662281

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