HaploGrep2 Update 2.4

We are happy to provide the latest HaploGrep version 2.4. It is a major upgrade and includes an updated and revised phylogenetic tree by Dür et al 2021¹. It comes with 6,401 haplogroups – by increasing the underlying PhyloTree 17 (haplogroups n=5,435) with 966 new haplogroups. The new tree called PhylotTree 17 Forensic Update (FU) … 

 

Phylotree 17 available

After exactly 2 years, Phylotree, the “database” behind HaploGrep got updated by Mannis van Oven. Here’s the accompanying publication on Phylotree 17 . The mtDNA tree has now 5,437 haplogroups, which is a growth of over 13% to the previous version. Find out how Phylotree 17 differs for your dataset, by using the updated HaploGrep 2 … 

 

Importing VCF file to HaploGrep 2.0

With the establishment of NGS-Devices and the resulting data flood, new file formats such as FASTQ, SAM, BAM or VCF became de-facto standards in the bioinformatics data world. Especially the VCF-file containing the variants became of special interest in the user requests lately. There are some python scripts available, that convert a VCF file to a …