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Scientific software for teaching and research statistics, simulation, & modeling

Product Image Cyrillic Pedigree

Cyrillic Pedigree

$ 199.00

Cyrillic 3 Standard Version is a user-friendly interface to your pedigree database. When you start your pedigree in Cyrillic 3, you select from Microsoft Access or Paradox database formats. Your pedigrees are stored in a fully manageable, scalable database. While you draw and manage pedigrees, your individual, family and disease data is created in your Cyrillic database. And your data is updated automatically as your pedigree grows!


In your Cyrillic 3 database you can search pedigrees and add new user-defined fields.

Cyrillic 3 Standard Version calculates risks for breast cancer using BRCAPRO*. Cyrillic also includes MENDEL, which has served practitioners of genetic counseling and genetic epidemiology for many years. BRCAPRO, a model and software for genetic counseling of women at high risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer is well known within the community. These analysis tools are fast and easy-to-use, and you don’t need genetic marker data to run them. Both programs are available from menus within Cyrillic.

New features in Cyrillic 3:

Supports Microsoft Access, Paradox file formats
* Search and sort pedigree files
* Data fields are updated automatically as you draw your pedigree
* Add data through the pedigree drawing, forms, or a table view
* No limits to the database size, individuals per family
* Define your own additional fields
* Fully integrated risk analysis using BRCAPRO and MENDEL
* Predefined data sets for BrCa risk analysis
* Use your own genetic models
* More flexible drawing options
* Support for multiple parents, and no parents required for siblings
* Improved handling of twins and multiple-birth pregnancies
* A table view of your data is on-screen, below the pedigree, for "live" editing of individual data
* Improved circular pedigrees
* Improved printing, print preview


Upgrading? Cyrillic 3 can import files from Cyrillic 2.x. And we can help you import pedigree files from other programs.


Cyrillic 2.1

View up to 9 families in different Windows Cut and paste families or parts of families Toolbar icons, status bar and tooltips guide new users Switch between tree and circular display Maximum of 10,000 individuals per family and 250 markers per chromosome Tools for speed-drawing of new families Space drawings evenly Color haplotype bars to show inheritance and multiple crossovers Crossovers calculated from phenotype data Many new input and output formats Annotation tool: enter text and move to any position and set to any font, size or color Print preview Multiple ‘undo move’ and ‘undo delete’ tool Calculate kinship and inbreeding coefficients Automatic recognition of consanguinity

Cyrillic 2 also has a Breast Cancer module.


PLEASE NOTE: If you use genetic marker data and do haplotyping, you will need to use Cyrillic 2.1

Cyrillic uses MENDEL developed by Ken Lange. BRCAPRO is developed by G Parmigiani, DA Berry and O Aguilar, authors of "Determining Carrier Probabilities for Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes BRCA1 and BRCA2", Am. J. Hum. Genet., 62:145-158,1998. The developers of both programs assume no legal liability for use of their software or algorithms.

Requirements: MS Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP. Cyrillic (2.1.3 and 3.0.400) runs on all versions of Windows up to XP. Cyrillic does, however, have issues running under Windows Vista. With Windows 7, the latest version of Windows, the Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate versiona allow you to use "XP Mode" to run older software such as Cyrillic. Details on XP mode can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx. Cyrillic 2.1.3 and the licensing component of Cyrillic 3.0.400 use 16-bit software code which is not supported by Windows 7 (or Vista). Another option is to run Cyrillic using virtual machine software that is using Windows XP.