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BLAST Atlas : a function based multiple genome browser

Buckingham, Lawrence, Hogan, James, Mann, Scott, & Wirges, Sally (2010) BLAST Atlas : a function based multiple genome browser. In Microsoft eScience Workshop 2010, 10-13 October 2010, Berkeley, California.

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Abstract

BLAST Atlas is a visual analysis system for comparative genomics that supports genome-wide gene characterisation, functional assignment and function-based browsing of one or more chromosomes. Inspired by applications such as the WorldWide Telescope, Bing Maps 3D and Google Earth, BLAST Atlas uses novel three-dimensional gene and function views that provide a highly interactive and intuitive way for scientists to navigate, query and compare gene annotations. The system can be used for gene identification and functional assignment or as a function-based multiple genome comparison tool which complements existing position based comparison and alignment viewers.

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ID Code: 38334
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: Visual analysis, Comparative genomics
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Bioinformatics Software (080301)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Microsoft Corporation.
Deposited On: 04 Nov 2010 10:56
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2010 00:48

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