AmiGO: online access to ontology and annotation data

Bioinformatics. 2009 Jan 15;25(2):288-9. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btn615. Epub 2008 Nov 25.


AmiGO is a web application that allows users to query, browse and visualize ontologies and related gene product annotation (association) data. AmiGO can be used online at the Gene Ontology (GO) website to access the data provided by the GO Consortium; it can also be downloaded and installed to browse local ontologies and annotations. AmiGO is free open source software developed and maintained by the GO Consortium.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Computational Biology / methods
  • Databases, Genetic*
  • Information Storage and Retrieval / methods
  • Internet
  • Software*
  • User-Computer Interface