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LOVD v.1.1.0 - Leiden Open Variation Database

Online gene-centered collection and display of DNA variations

Information LOVD v.2.0 is the successor of the current 1.1.0 version. We recommend that you try the 2.0 release as it is more user friendly and has more possibilities.

Frequently Asked Questions - Software needed

LOVD is completely based on Open Source software. Therefor obtaining software for the LOVD installation should not be hard. All programs described below are common software, generally installed on any (commercial) hosting provider. Sometimes a MySQL database is not included (or optional) with an standard account at a hosting provider.

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Last modified 2014/08/25 14:48:46

When using or discussing LOVD please refer to:
Fokkema IFAC, Den Dunnen JT and Taschner PEM (2005). LOVD: easy creation of a locus-specific sequence variation database using an "LSDB-in-a-Box" approach.
Hum Mutat. 2005 Aug;26(2):63-8.

Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Ing. Ivo F.A.C. Fokkema, Dr. Johan T. den Dunnen