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Bioinformatics with R Cookbook by Paurush Praveen Sinha

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Visualizations in GWAS studies

In order to present the results obtained from the GWAS analysis, we can perform several intuitive, rational, and appealing visualizations. The most commonly used ones include Q-Q plots, the Manhattan plot, regional association plots, and so on. This recipe presents the methods to generate some of these plots. It is extremely helpful if you're looking to publish your findings as an article or a talk.

Getting ready

We need results to create plots, and for this recipe, we will use our existing results, simulated results, and some ready-made results available within R packages.

How to do it…

To create some interesting visualization for your GWAS results, perform the following steps:

  1. Start with a Q-Q plot. To do this, first ...

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