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DIST (DirectImputation of summarySTatistics) is a tool for genotype imputation. The DIST algorithm imputes the summary statistics of untyped variants, using conditional expectation for multivariate normal variates and correlation in a reference population.


Population genetics


  • Operation: Imputation
  • Input: Plain text
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.0.0
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Contact: Donghyung Lee dlee4 _at_
  • Collection: -


Lee D, Bigdeli TB, Riley BP, Fanous AH, Bacanu SA "DIST: direct imputation of summary statistics for unmeasured SNPs." Bioinformatics. 2013 Nov 15;29(22):2925-7. Epub 2013 Aug 28.
PMID: 23990413
PMCID: PMC3810851

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