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MuTect has been published and is now freely available!
Please note that this article refers to the original standalone version of MuTect. A new version is now available within GATK (starting at GATK 3.5) under the name MuTect2. This new version is able to call both SNPs and indels. See the GATK version 3.5 release notes and the MuTect2 tool documentation for further details.
We are pleased to announce the publication of MuTect in Nature Biotechnology! The beta test program for MuTect is now complete. We are making the software freely available for academic non-commercial research purposes. Commercial users should contact [email protected] for information regarding a commercial license.
To read the publication, please visit:
If you have a manuscript where MuTect has been used, please reference it as:
"Cibulskis, K. et al. Sensitive detection of somatic point mutations in impure and heterogeneous cancer samples. Nat Biotechnology (2013).doi:10.1038/nbt.2514"
Non-commercial users, to download the latest software visit: