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STAC is a tool for testing the significance of DNA copy number variation (CNV). The STAC method uses two separate statistics, and it computes the final P-values by multiple testing corrected permutations.


Statistics; DNA


  • Operation: Microarray data analysis
  • Software interface: Graphical user interface
  • Language: Java
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: The CBIL Software License, Version 1.0
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.2
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: NIH/NHGRI Training Grant in Computational Genomics, he Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, the Penn Genomics Institute (PGI) of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Contact: Sharon J. Diskin diskin _at_ | Gregory R. Grant ggrant _at_
  • Collection: -


Diskin SJ, Eck T, Greshock J, Mosse YP, Naylor T, Stoeckert CJ Jr, Weber BL, Maris JM, Grant GR "STAC: A method for testing the significance of DNA copy number aberrations across multiple array-CGH experiments." Genome Res. 2006 Sep;16(9):1149-58.
PMID: 16899652
PMCID: PMC1557772

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