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RNASeqBrowser: A genome browser for strand specific RNAseq reads

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Strand specific RNAseq data is now more common in RNAseq projects. The most widely used visualization tool is the UCSC genome browser that introduced the custom track concept that enabled researchers to simultaneously visualize gene expression at a particular locus from multiple experiments. This paper introduces a visualization tool (RNASeqBrowser) that incorporates and extends the functionality of the UCSC genome browser. For example, RNASeqBrowser simultaneously displays read coverage, SNPs, InDels and raw read tracks with other BED and wiggle tracks -- all being dynamically built from the BAM file. Paired reads are also connected in the browser to enable easier identification of novel exon/intron borders and chimaeric transcripts. Strand specific RNAseq data is also supported by RNASeqBrowser that displays reads above (positive strand transcript) or below (negative strand transcripts) a central line.

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An, Jiyuan. (2015) RNASeqBrowser: A genome browser for strand specific RNAseq reads. Queensland University of Technology.

Related information

Software summary page, SourceForge http://sourceforge.net/projects/rnaseqbrowser/


GNU General Public License (GPL)


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Dr Jiyuan An  (Researcher)



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