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. 2005 Feb 15;21(4):537-9.
doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bti054. Epub 2004 Oct 12.

Circular Genome Visualization and Exploration Using CGView


Circular Genome Visualization and Exploration Using CGView

Paul Stothard et al. Bioinformatics. .


CGView (Circular Genome Viewer) is a Java application and library for generating high-quality, zoomable maps of circular genomes. It converts XML or tab-delimited input into a graphical map (PNG, JPG or Scalable Vector Graphics format), complete with sequence features, labels, legends and footnotes. In addition to the default full view map, the program can generate a series of hyperlinked maps showing expanded views. The linked maps can be explored using any Web browser, allowing rapid genome browsing and facilitating data sharing.

Availability: CGView (the standalone application, library or applet), sample input, sample maps and documentation can be obtained from


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