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ExCNVSS is a software tool to detect copy number variation (CNV) in whole-genome exome sequencing data. The ExCNVSS algorithm is based on an evaluation of the coverage and uses a scale-space filtering approach to resolve coverage biases.


Genetics; Exome sequencing; Genetic variation


  • Operation: Copy number estimation
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: Matlab
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows
  • License: Other
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the Ministry of Education, Korea.
  • Contact: Jeehee Yoon jhyoon _at_ |Unjoo Lee ejlee _at_
  • Collection: -


Kong J, Shin J, Won J, Lee K, Lee U, Yoon J "ExCNVSS: A Noise-Robust Method for Copy Number Variation Detection in Whole Exome Sequencing Data." Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:9631282.
PMID: 28698882
PMCID: PMC5494116

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