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COPS (Bio-IT Centre)

COPS (Bio-IT Centre)

COPS is a tool for detection of copy number variation (CNV) in paired-end sequencing data. The COPS algorithm requires data from both normal and disease samples.


Genetics; genetic variation


  • Operation: Variation detection
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: -
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: Department of Information Technology, Government of India, Department of IT, BT and ST, Government of Karnataka, India.
  • Contact: Binay Panda binay _at_
  • Collection: -


Krishnan NM, Gaur P, Chaudhary R, Rao AA, Panda B "COPS: a sensitive and accurate tool for detecting somatic Copy Number Alterations using short-read sequence data from paired samples." PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e47812.
PMID: 23110103
PMCID: PMC3478291

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