Question: Prune SNPs in LD with a list of SNPs
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4 months ago by
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aritra9020 wrote:


I have a list of SNPs. I want to find the SNPs in a genotype (Plink format) data set, which are in LD (> 0.2) with the list of SNPs. Any help on how to achieve this is appreciated.


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ADD COMMENTlink written 4 months ago by aritra9020

What have you tried? The plink online manuals are very extensive.

ADD REPLYlink modified 4 months ago • written 4 months ago by zx87546.5k

I couldn't figure out the right command to enter a SNP list and a genotype file and obtain another snp list which are in high LD. For now I've been using indep-pairwise to remove the SNPs in high LD beforehand and then do downstream analyses. However, I wanted to remove SNPs which are in LD with a particular subset of SNPs (provided in a file such as what --extract/--exclude takes in as input)

ADD REPLYlink written 4 months ago by aritra9020

Not sure but you may try the --ld-snp-list flag, which accepts a file-listing of input SNPs for the purpose of identifying LD.

ADD REPLYlink written 3 months ago by Kevin Blighe37k
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