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Methods Mol Biol. 2007;395:35-56.

Comparative genome analysis in the integrated microbial genomes (IMG) system.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA.

Abstract

Comparative genome analysis is critical for the effective exploration of a rapidly growing number of complete and draft sequences for microbial genomes. The Integrated Microbial Genomes (IMG) system (img.jgi.doe.gov) has been developed as a community resource that provides support for comparative analysis of microbial genomes in an integrated context. IMG allows users to navigate the multidimensional microbial genome data space and focus their analysis on a subset of genes, genomes, and functions of interest. IMG provides graphical viewers, summaries, and occurrence profile tools for comparing genes, pathways, and functions (terms) across specific genomes. Genes can be further examined using gene neighborhoods and compared with sequence alignment tools.

PMID:
17993666
DOI:
10.1007/978-1-59745-514-5_3
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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