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RegScan is a tool for the association analysis of allele frequencies and continuous traits in genome-wide association studies (GWAS). The RegScan algorithm uses linear regression to predict marker effects on continuous traits.


Biology, Genetics, Population genetics, GWAS study


  • Operation: Genetic variation analysis
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: C++
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 0.5
  • Credit: The University of Tartu, Estonian Government, Estonian Research Infrastructure's Roadmap
  • Contact: Tom Haller toomashaller _at_
  • Collection: -


Haller, Toomas, Mart Kals, Tõnu Esko, Reedik Mägi, and Krista Fischer "RegScan: a GWAS Tool for Quick Estimation of Allele Effects on Continuous Traits and Their Combinations" Brief Bioinform. 2015 Jan;16(1):39-44.
PMID: 24008273
PMCID: PMC4293375

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