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TAGCNA is a tool written in R for identification of significant consensus events in cancer genomes using copy number variation (CNV). The algorithm uses 'a peel-off' permutation scheme for modeling a null distribution.


Genetics; Oncology; DNA; Genomics


  • Operation: Copy number estimation
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: R
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.0
  • Credit: the Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants 61070137, 91130006, and 60933009; the US National Institutes of Health under Grants CA160036, CA149147, and GM085665; and the Project Supported by Natural Science Basic Research Plan in Shaanxi Province of China (Program No. 2012JQ8027); the Science and Technology Research Development Program in Shaanxi province of China (No. 2009K01-56), and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. K50511030002).
  • Contact: Junying Zhang jyzhang _at_ | Yue Wang yuewang _at_
  • Collection: -


Yuan X, Zhang J, Yang L, Zhang S, Chen B, Geng Y, Wang Y "TAGCNA: a method to identify significant consensus events of copy number alterations in cancer." PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e41082.
PMID: 22815924
PMCID: PMC3399811

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