kruX: Matrix-based non-parametric eQTL discovery

Jianlong Qi, Hassan Foroughi Asl, Johan Bjorkegren, Tom Michoel

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Abstract

The Kruskal-Wallis test is a popular non-parametric statistical test for identifying expression quantitativetrait loci (eQTLs) from genome-wide data due to its robustness against variations in the underlyinggenetic model and expression trait distribution, but testing billions of marker-trait combinationsone-by-one can become computationally prohibitive.
Original languageEnglish
Article number11
JournalBMC Bioinformatics
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2014

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