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Visualization system for comparative genomics.

Martin Krzywinski, Jacqueline Schein, Inanc Birol1, Joseph Connors, Randy Gascoyne, Doug Horsman, Steven J. Jones, Marco A. Marra. Circos: An information aesthetic for comparative genomics. Genome Research. Published in Advance June 18, 2009.



Scientists at Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre announce today the publication of the visualization tool Circos. Circos facilitates the identification and analysis of similarities and differences arising from comparisons of genomes and is effective in displaying variation in genome structure and, generally, any other kind of positional relationships between genomic intervals. Circos can be automated for incorporation into data analysis pipelines.


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