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==== PED and DAT Files ====
* When PED file has genotypes saved, there is no need for a VCF file as input.
* Rare-Metal-Worker takes PED/DAT file in Merlin format. Please refer here [[http://www.sph.umich.edu/csg/abecasis/merlin/tour/input_files.html
| PED/DAT format description]] for details.
* DAT file must have variant names in the following format "M chr:pos". Here is an example of variant name format in DAT file: