plink1(1) whole genome SNP analysis

Other Alias

plink, p-link


plink --help


This binary was renamed from plink to p-link/plink1 because there is a name clash between this plink and a part of the ssh clone putty. Please read /usr/share/doc/plink/README.Debian to learn more about this.

Plink works on SNP datasets that have already been pre-analysed for their reliability and their calling to AA, BB or AB. It finds associations with a disease of single SNPs or pairs, determines haplotype blocks or retrieves information on SNPs from an online repository.

This manual page must be insufficient. Please use the help option for a quick reminder of the options of p-link or turn to its home page with the online documentation or the downloadable manual.


plink was written by Shaun Purcell <[email protected]>

This manual page was written by Steffen Moeller <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).