[BioC] Illumina SNP array annotation

James W. MacDonald jmacdon at uw.edu
Mon Oct 8 15:27:22 CEST 2012

Hi Fabrice,

On 10/6/2012 2:10 PM, Fabrice Tourre wrote:
> When I analysis Illumina 5M SNP array data, I found some SNP name is
> strange to me. e.g. kgp12193496, kgp9527405.

Those are 1000Genomes SNPs (kgp = 1000 Genomes Project). They can be 
fairly difficult to annotate - your best bet is to extract the chr/pos 
information from the Illumina annotation file and then use those data to 
map to rs IDs.



> Is there bioconductor can search for the annotation? I know lots of
> expression array anotation on bioconductor, but I cannot find
> annotation for SNP array.
> Thank you.
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