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This is the development version of MungeSumstats; for the stable release version, see MungeSumstats.

Standardise summary statistics from GWAS

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

The *MungeSumstats* package is designed to facilitate the standardisation of GWAS summary statistics. It reformats inputted summary statisitics to include SNP, CHR, BP and can look up these values if any are missing. It also pefrorms dozens of QC and filtering steps to ensure high data quality and minimise inter-study differences.

Author: Alan Murphy [aut, cre] , Brian Schilder [aut, ctb] , Nathan Skene [aut]

Maintainer: Alan Murphy <alanmurph94 at>

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biocViews ComparativeGenomics, Genetics, GenomeWideAssociation, GenomicVariation, Preprocessing, SNP, Software, WholeGenome
Version 1.11.8
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.13 (R-4.1) (3 years)
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Imports magrittr, data.table, utils, R.utils, dplyr, stats, GenomicRanges, IRanges, GenomeInfoDb, BSgenome, Biostrings, stringr, VariantAnnotation, googleAuthR, httr, jsonlite, methods, parallel, rtracklayer(>= 1.59.1), RCurl
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