Somatic Cancer

The Somatic Cancer template workflows are workflows that have been tailored to cancer research. In this category it is possible to find workflows that can compare variants in matched tumor-normal pairs. The workflows found in the Somatic Cancer category use the Low Frequency Variant Detection for variant calling. The advantages of using this variant caller when analyzing cancer data are that 1) it does not take ploidy into consideration, and 2) it is particularly good at picking up low frequency variants in contrast to the other variant callers.

The workflows that are available in this category are: