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A tool to detect copy number variation (CNV). The algorithm uses expectation-maximization (EM) algorithm to estimate locations and the number of copies.


Biology; genetics


  • Operation: Variation detection
  • Input: FASTA
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: C
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.0
  • Credit: National Science Foundation grants 0513612, 0731455, 0729049, and 0916676, and NIH grants K25-HL080079 and U01-DA024417, he University of California, Los Angeles subcontract of contract N01-ES-45530 from the National Toxicology Program and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Israel Science Foundation grant 04514831.
  • Contact: Eleazar Eskin eeskin _at_
  • Collection: -


Wang Z, Hormozdiari F, Yang WY, Halperin E, Eskin E "CNVeM: copy number variation detection using uncertainty of read mapping." J Comput Biol. 2013 Mar;20(3):224-36.
PMID: 23421794
PMCID: PMC3590897

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