The current release is KING version 2.1.3 (released on Feb 13, 2018). Older versions are available here. If you would like to use KING
please e-mail Dr. Chen at wmchen
AT virginia DOT edu. Feel free to use KING for your research, but please do not redistribute AND make profits.
Linux-king.tar.gz For GNU/LINUX 64 bit systems
Ubuntu-king.tar.gz For Ubuntu 64 bit systems
Mac-king.tar.gz For Mac Workstations (Mac-king-singlethread.tar.gz single thread version for Mac without omp library support)
Use "tar -xzvf Linux-king.tar.gz" to unzip compressed executable files.
Here is the source code in C++: KINGcode.tar.gz.
If your platform is not included here, you are welcome to download the source code and compile it in command line:
c++ -lm -lz -O2 -fopenmp -o king *.cpp
A GWAS Dataset As an Example
An example dataset being used throughout the KING tutorial can be downloaded here: ex.tar.gz [1.35MB].
This dataset includes 332 HapMap samples (165 CEU and 167 YRI samples), each genotyped at 18,290 SNPs.
If you find KING helpful, please cite
Manichaikul A, Mychaleckyj JC, Rich SS, Daly K, Sale M, Chen WM
(2010) Robust relationship inference in genome-wide association studies.
Last updated: February 13, 2018 by Wei-Min Chen