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About the article
Published Online: 2018-09-19
Funding Source: University of Oslo
Award identifier / Grant number: 531217/1231
Funding Source: Folkhälsan Research Foundation; The Academy of Finland
Award identifier / Grant number: 250704
This work was supported by the University of Oslo [Funder Id: 10.13039/501100005366, grant number 531217/1231]; Folkhälsan Research Foundation; The Academy of Finland [grant number 250704]; The Life and Health Medical Fund [grant number 1-23-28]; The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland [grant number 15/0897]; The Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation [grant number 37-1977-43]; and The Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation [grant number 11486].
Ethics: The Coordinating Ethics Committees of the Hospital Districts of Helsinki and Uusimaa approved the study. Informed consent was obtained from all participants and as well as one of their legal guardians.
Availability of data and materials: The R package is placed at Bioconductor under the name DMRScan, along with the example data set used in this paper. The R-code for comparing the methods can be found in the GitHub repos for the of the R package: https://github.com/christpa/DMRScan.
Conflict of interest statement: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.