Genalice Map 2.4.0
Genalice has released Genalice 2.4.0, the latest iteration of of its software for secondary analysis of next-generation sequencing data. This release includes a new somatic calling module that helps users distinguish between variants found in normal and tumor tissue samples. According to the company, the new module outperforms existing tools such as MuTecT, FreeBayes, and VarScan in terms of both speed and accuracy. Other updates to the software include a tool that lets users create profiles for defined cohorts for targeted cell amplification and suppression as well as a tool for detecting copy number variants.