MIP CN Transformation
Author: Greta Peterson, Golden Helix, Inc.
This script creates 5 transposed spreadsheets, one for each column imported from the MIP Array copy number text file: Copy A, Copy B, CopyNumber, AlleleRatio, and AllelicDifference.
To learn more about the MIP (molecular inversion probe) technology from Affymetrix, see: http://www.affymetrix.com/technology/mip_technology.affx
Recommended Directory Location
Save the script to the following directory:
*..\Application Data\Golden Helix SVS\UserScripts\Spreadsheet\Edit
Note: The Application Data folder is a hidden folder on many operating systems and its location varies between operating systems. The easiest way to locate this directory on your computer is to open SVS and go to Tools >Open Folder > UserScripts Folder. If saved to the proper folder, this script will be accessible from the Spreadsheet Edit menu.
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