Credits & Publications

How to cite VarAFT

If you are using VarAFT in your projects, please cite:

Manuscript is in preparation (reference will be available here).
You can cite the use of VarAFT by providing the link and version used as follow: VarAFT 1.60 (

Software and data used by the VarAFT project

VarAFT has been developed using Java 1.7

For variant annotations, VarAFT uses:
- ANNOVAR (Wang K, Li M, Hakonarson H. ANNOVAR: Functional annotation of genetic variants from next-generation sequencing data Nucleic Acids Research, 38:e164, 2010)
- UMD-Predictor ( for pathogenicity prediction of variations

VarAFT allows variants' visualization through the Integrative Genomics Viewer IGV software

Computation of coverage statistics has been made posible with the use of BedTools