BROAD Best Practices Somatic CNV Panel is used for creating a panel of normals (PON) given a set of normal samples.

Common Use Cases

For CNV discovery, the PON is created by running the initial coverage collection tools individually on a set of normal samples and combining the resulting copy ratio data using a dedicated PON creation tool [1]. This produces a binary file that can be used as a PON. It is very important to use normal samples that are as technically similar as possible to the

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