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rSW-seq is a tool to detect copy number variation (CNV). The rSW-seq method uses the Smith-Waterman local alignment algorithm with single-end sequencing data as the basis. The tool is available from the Authors upon request.


Genetics; Oncology; genetic variation


  • Operation: variation detection
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: C
  • Operating system: Linux
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: Tae-Min Kim tae-min_kim _at_ | Lovelace J Luquette lovelace_luquette _at_ | Ruibin Xi ruibin_xi _at_ | Peter J Park peter_park _at_
  • Collection: -


Kim TM, Luquette LJ, Xi R, Park PJ "rSW-seq: algorithm for detection of copy number alterations in deep sequencing data." BMC Bioinformatics. 2010 Aug 18;11:432.
PMID: 20718989
PMCID: PMC2939611

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