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Genome Res. 2005 Oct;15(10):1451-5. Epub 2005 Sep 16.

Galaxy: a platform for interactive large-scale genome analysis.

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  • 1Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Huck Institutes for Life Sciences, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA.

Abstract

Accessing and analyzing the exponentially expanding genomic sequence and functional data pose a challenge for biomedical researchers. Here we describe an interactive system, Galaxy, that combines the power of existing genome annotation databases with a simple Web portal to enable users to search remote resources, combine data from independent queries, and visualize the results. The heart of Galaxy is a flexible history system that stores the queries from each user; performs operations such as intersections, unions, and subtractions; and links to other computational tools. Galaxy can be accessed at http://g2.bx.psu.edu.

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PMC1240089
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