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HiGlass: web-based visual exploration and analysis of genome interaction maps

Abstract

We present HiGlass, an open source visualization tool built on web technologies that provides a rich interface for rapid, multiplex, and multiscale navigation of 2D genomic maps alongside 1D genomic tracks, allowing users to combine various data types, synchronize multiple visualization modalities, and share fully customizable views with others. We demonstrate its utility in exploring different experimental conditions, comparing the results of analyses, and creating interactive snapshots to share with collaborators and the broader public. HiGlass is accessible online at http://higlass.io and is also available as a containerized application that can be run on any platform.

Citation

P Kerpedjiev, N Abdennur, F Lekschas, C McCallum, K Dinkla, H Strobelt, JM Luber, SB Ouellette, A Ahzir, N Kumar, J Hwang, BH Alver, H Pfister, LA Mirny, PJ Park, N Gehlenborg. “HiGlass: web-based visual exploration and analysis of genome interaction maps” Genome Biology 201819:125 (2018); https://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-018-1486-1 (2018).

Publisher URL

https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-018-1486-1