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Identifies false positives of CNV calling tools by using SNV calls

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CNVfilteR identifies those CNVs that can be discarded by using the single nucleotide variant (SNV) calls that are usually obtained in common NGS pipelines.

Author: Jose Marcos Moreno-Cabrera [aut, cre] , Bernat Gel [aut]

Maintainer: Jose Marcos Moreno-Cabrera <jpuntomarcos at>

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biocViews CopyNumberVariation, DNASeq, DataImport, Sequencing, Software, Visualization
Version 1.18.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.10 (R-3.6) (4.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.3)
Imports IRanges, GenomicRanges, SummarizedExperiment, pracma, regioneR, assertthat, karyoploteR, CopyNumberPlots, graphics, utils, VariantAnnotation, Rsamtools, GenomeInfoDb, Biostrings, methods
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