The UCSC Genome Browser database: update 2011

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The UCSC Genome Browser database: update 2011
The University of California, Santa Cruz Genome Browser ( offers online access to a database of genomic sequence and annotation data for a wide variety of organisms. The Browser also has many tools for visualizing, comparing and analyzing both publicly available and user-generated genomic data sets, aligning sequences and uploading user data. Among the features released this year are a gene search tool and annotation track drag-reorder functionality as well as support for BAM and BigWig/BigBed file formats. New display enhancements include overlay of multiple wiggle tracks through use of transparent coloring, options for displaying transformed wiggle data, a ‘mean+whiskers’ windowing function for display of wiggle data at high zoom levels, and more color schemes for microarray data. New data highlights include seven new genome assemblies, a Neandertal genome data portal, phenotype and disease association data, a human RNA editing track, and a zebrafish Conse...
Pauline A. Fujita, Brooke L. Rhead, Ann S. Zweig,
Added 16 Sep 2011
Updated 16 Sep 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where NAR
Authors Pauline A. Fujita, Brooke L. Rhead, Ann S. Zweig, Angie S. Hinrichs, Donna Karolchik, Melissa S. Cline, Mary Goldman, Galt P. Barber, Hiram Clawson, Antonio Coelho, Mark Diekhans, Timothy R. Dreszer, Belinda Giardine, Rachel A. Harte, Jennifer Hillman-Jackson, Fan Hsu, Vanessa Kirkup, Robert M. Kuhn, Katrina Learned, Chin H. Li, Laurence R. Meyer, Andy Pohl, Brian J. Raney, Kate R. Rosenbloom, Kayla E. Smith, David Haussler, W. James Kent
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