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Bioinformatics. 2010 Dec 15;26(24):3125-6. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq588. Epub 2010 Oct 17.

Interactive microbial genome visualization with GView.

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National Microbiology Laboratory-Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Abstract

SUMMARY:

GView is a Java application for viewing and examining prokaryotic genomes in a circular or linear context. It accepts standard sequence file formats and an optional style specification file to generate customizable, publication quality genome maps in bitmap and scalable vector graphics formats. GView features an interactive pan-and-zoom interface, a command-line interface for incorporation in genome analysis pipelines, and a public Application Programming Interface for incorporation in other Java applications.

AVAILABILITY:

GView is a freely available application licensed under the GNU Public License. The application, source code, documentation, file specifications, tutorials and image galleries are available at http://gview.ca.

PMID:
20956244
PMCID:
PMC2995121
DOI:
10.1093/bioinformatics/btq588
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

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