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Bioinformatics. 2005 Feb 15;21(4):537-9. Epub 2004 Oct 12.

Circular genome visualization and exploration using CGView.

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  • 1Department of Biological Sciences and Computing Science, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E8.

Abstract

CGView (Circular Genome Viewer) is a Java application and library for generating high-quality, zoomable maps of circular genomes. It converts XML or tab-delimited input into a graphical map (PNG, JPG or Scalable Vector Graphics format), complete with sequence features, labels, legends and footnotes. In addition to the default full view map, the program can generate a series of hyperlinked maps showing expanded views. The linked maps can be explored using any Web browser, allowing rapid genome browsing and facilitating data sharing.

AVAILABILITY:

CGView (the standalone application, library or applet), sample input, sample maps and documentation can be obtained from http://wishart.biology.ualberta.ca/cgview/

CONTACT:

david.wishart@ualberta.ca.

PMID:
15479716
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