CMap 1.01: a comparative mapping application for the Internet

Bioinformatics. 2009 Nov 15;25(22):3040-2. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btp458. Epub 2009 Jul 30.


CMap is a web-based tool for displaying and comparing maps of any type and from any species. A user can compare an unlimited number of maps, view pair-wise comparisons of known correspondences, and search for maps or for features by name, species, type and accession. CMap is freely available, can run on a variety of database engines and uses only free and open software components.


Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Computational Biology / methods*
  • Internet
  • Software*