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GCTA (Genome-wide Complex Trait Analysis) was originally designed to estimate the proportion of phenotypic variance explained by genome- or chromosome-wide SNPs for complex traits (the GREML method), and has subsequently extended for many other analyses to better understand the genetic architecture of complex traits.

Required Modules


  • gcta

System Variables

  • HPC_{{#uppercase:gcta}}_DIR - installation directory


If you publish research that uses gcta you have to cite it as follows:

Yang J, Lee SH, Goddard ME and Visscher PM. GCTA: a tool for Genome-wide Complex Trait Analysis. Am J Hum Genet. 2011 Jan 88(1): 76-82. PubMed ID: 21167468

Full list of citations covering the methods used by the software is available from the project website.


  • Validate 4/5/2018