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A framework to summarize data from any population based single nucleotide (SNP) genotype database, such as allele frequencies, heterozygosity, F_st, and I_n. The home page has a clickable map to select populations around the world.


Biology, Genetics, DNA polymorphism


  • Operation: Query and retrieval
  • Software interface: Command-line interface, web user interface
  • Language: Perl
  • Operating system: Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 5.1.2
  • Credit: Amigo J, Salas A, Phillips C.
  • Contact: Jorge Amigo Lechuga Jorge.amigo at
  • Collection: -


Amigo J, Salas A, Phillips C "ENGINES: exploring single nucleotide variation in entire human genomes." BMC Bioinformatics 2011
PMID: 21504571
PMCID: PMC3107182

Amigo J, Phillips C, Salas A, Carracedo A "Viability of in-house datamarting approaches for population genetics analysis of SNP genotypes." BMC Bioinformatics 2009
PMID: 19344481
PMCID: PMC2665053

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