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gPLINK is a GUI tool for the PLINK command-line tool (see links) to perform several main operations. It also makes it possible for the computation itself to be located on another server.


GWAS study


  • Operation: Genetic variation analysis
  • Software interface: Graphical user interface
  • Language: Java
  • Operating system: Linux
  • License: GNU GPL v2
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 2.050
  • Maturity: Mature
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: plink _at_ | shaun _at_
  • Collection: -


Purcell S, Neale B, Todd-Brown K, Thomas L, Ferreira MA, Bender D, Maller J, Sklar P, de Bakker PI, Daly MJ, Sham PC "PLINK: a tool set for whole-genome association and population-based linkage analyses." Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2007; 81(3):559-75
PMID: 17701901
PMCID: PMC1950838

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