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genomation: a toolkit to summarize, annotate and visualize genomic intervals

Item Type:Article
Title:genomation: a toolkit to summarize, annotate and visualize genomic intervals
Creators Name:Akalin, A. and Franke, V. and Vlahoviček, K. and Mason, C.E. and Schübeler, D.
Abstract:Biological insights can be obtained through computational integration of genomics data sets consisting of diverse types of information. The integration is often hampered by a large variety of existing file formats, often containing similar information, and the necessity to use complicated tools to achieve the desired results. We have built an R package, genomation, to expedite the extraction of biological information from high throughput data. The package works with a variety of genomic interval file types and enables easy summarization and annotation of high throughput data sets with given genomic annotations. Availability: The software is currently distributed under MIT artistic license and freely available at http://bioinformatics.mdc-berlin.de/genomation, and through the Bioconductor framework.
Keywords:Computational Biology, Computer Graphics, Exons, Genetic Databases, Genomics, High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing, Human Genome, Introns, Molecular Sequence Annotation, Software
Source:Bioinformatics
ISSN:1367-4803
Publisher:Oxford University Press (U.K.)
Volume:31
Number:7
Page Range:1127-1129
Date:1 April 2015
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btu775
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