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. 2008 Jul 30;2(10):428-30.
doi: 10.6026/97320630002428.

DAVID Gene ID Conversion Tool

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DAVID Gene ID Conversion Tool

Da Wei Huang et al. Bioinformation. .
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Abstract

Our current biological knowledge is spread over many independent bioinformatics databases where many different types of gene and protein identifiers are used. The heterogeneous and redundant nature of these identifiers limits data analysis across different bioinformatics resources. It is an even more serious bottleneck of data analysis for larger datasets, such as gene lists derived from microarray and proteomic experiments. The DAVID Gene ID Conversion Tool (DICT), a web-based application, is able to convert user's input gene or gene product identifiers from one type to another in a more comprehensive and high-throughput manner with a uniquely enhanced ID-ID mapping database.

Availability: http://david.abcc.ncifcrf.gov/conversion.jsp.

Keywords: database; gene; microarray; protein; proteome.

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Layouts of the submission page (a) and result page (b) of the DICT.

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