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What is Sockeye?

Open up the power of 3D environments to researchers working with genomic information. Visualizing large amount of information at disparate locations in the genome while using a vast variety of algoritms makes Sockeye the number one tool for scientists working on genomic data.

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What can Sockeye do for me?

Sockeye works as a "data funnel", allowing for easy and flexible access to many different sources of genomic data, like the Ensembl database or custom GFF files. A constantly increasing number of algorithms such as DNA sequences alignment, de novo regulatory motif discovery or scan with known motifs turns Sockeye into a versatile and powerful discovery workspace.

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Get the latest Sockeye now

Sockeye is available using Java's WebStart technology. Supported platforms include Windows (98, 2000, ME, XP), Linux, Max OS and Solaris 8. Get Sockeye using Java WebStart

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How do I use Sockeye?

A convenient step-by-step guide detailing the steps necessary to start running Sockeye and to start discovering the simplicity of using Sockeye's powerful features.

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Collaborations in both mammalian and the more compact nematode genomes are a central part of the platform development process. They prove the platform's applicability to facilitate work on real world biological problems.

Collaborations leverage the experience of biological and medical researchers into the platform design. These are investments that solve immediate short and long-term issues in important biological and medical problems and solutions in effective ways.

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To acknowledge Sockeye:

  • In presentations:

    Gene Regulation (Informatics), Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, Vancouver CA

  • In publications:

    Montgomery S.B., Astakhova T., Bilenky M., Birney E., Fu T., Hassel M., Melsopp C., Rak M., Robertson A.G., Sleumer M., Siddiqui A.S., and Jones S.J.M., Sockeye: A 3D Environment for Comparative Genomics. Genome Research, 2004, 14[5]:956-962.

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