Average Markers by Gene

Author: Autumn Laughbaum, Golden Helix, Inc.

This script calculates an average value for each row over each region as defined by a gene annotation track or a string marker map field. This script requires a marker mapped spreadsheet with several quantitative columns.


Average Markers by Gene.py

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Recommended Directory Location

Save the script to the following directory:
*..\Application Data\Golden Helix SVS\UserScripts\Spreadsheet\Analysis

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 Analysis menu.


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