About

xQTL workbench is developed as a scalable system to provide xQTL analysis. It comes with an easy web interface that makes popular QTL mapping routines available. Key features of xQTL workbench is the ability to scale computations on a multi-core machine, a cluster, and in the Cloud. Its allows users to add more analyses, and it comes with tools for QTL analysis. xQTL workbench is built on top of MOLGENIS which provides the infrastructure for the databases and web server

Availability

xQTL workbench is free and open source software, made available under the LGPLv3 license. xQTL workbench runs on most platforms, including Linux, Mac OS X and Windows

Citation

xQTL workbench: a scalable web environment for multi-level QTL analysis
Danny Arends; K. Joeri van der Velde; Pjotr Prins; Karl W. Broman; Steffen Moller; Ritsert C. Jansen; Morris A. Swertz - Bioinformatics 2012; doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts049

Contributors

(c) 2011 - Groningen Bioinformatics Centre & Genomics coordination centre : Danny Arends - DannyArends.nl, K. Joeri van der Velde - XGAP.org, Pjotr Prins - TheBird.nl, Karl W. Broman - Rqtl.org, Steffen Möller - TIQS, Ritsert C. Jansen - Rug.nl/gbic and Morris A. Swertz - MOLGENIS.org