VisGenome: visualization of single and comparative genome representations

Jakubowska, J., Hunt, E., Chalmers, M., McBride, M. and Dominiczak, A. F. (2007) VisGenome: visualization of single and comparative genome representations. Bioinformatics, 23(19), pp. 2641-2642. (doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btm394)

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Abstract

VisGenome visualizes single and comparative representations for the rat, the mouse and the human chromosomes at different levels of detail. The tool offers smooth zooming and panning which is more flexible than seen in other browsers. It presents information available in Ensembl for single chromosomes, as well as homologies (orthologue predictions including ortholog one2one, apparent ortholog one2one, ortholog many2many) for any two chromosomes from different species. The application can query supporting data from Ensembl by invoking a link in a browser.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McBride, Dr Martin and Chalmers, Professor Matthew and Dominiczak, Professor Anna
Authors: Jakubowska, J., Hunt, E., Chalmers, M., McBride, M., and Dominiczak, A. F.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:Bioinformatics
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:1367-4803
ISSN (Online):1460-2059
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2007 The Authors
First Published:First published in Bioinformatics 23(19):2641-2642
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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