SNP HiTLink consists of two processes. The former process creates necessary data files by the program described in the Visual Basic programming on Windows OS, and these files are then transferred to Unix OS.

Data processing for linkage analysis employing MLINK or Superlink

Data processing for linkage analysis employing Merlin or Allegro

License information

SNP HiTLink is provided free of charge. Copyright (c) 2008-2010 Shoji Tsuji, Yoko Fukuda and DYNACOM Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. If you are not willing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this License agreement, you can not use this software.

The software has been developed on the basis of research. The software shall not be liable for any losses or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or other damages suffered by the licensee or others resulting from the use of the program or arising from any breach or warranty. The software may not be redistributed to a third party without the permission from Shoji Tsuji, Yoko Fukuda and DYNACOM Co., Ltd.

If you use SNP HiTLink in your work, please quote this publication.
Fukuda Y, Nakahara Y, Date H, Takahashi Y, Goto J, Miyashita A, Kuwano R, Adachi H, Nakamura E, Tsuji S.
SNP HiTLink: a high-throughput linkage analysis system employing dense SNP data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2009 Apr 24;10(1):121.


System requirements

The following systems are required for SNP HiTLink.

Version history

v1.5.1 (May 10, 2010)

v1.5.0 (April 7, 2010)

v1.2.0 (May 13, 2009)

v1.1.0 (March 19, 2009)

v1.0.0 (Dec 24, 2008)


You can find the installation information in the User's manual.

Supported programs



Contact information

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