May 262011
 

iCE 3.5

:: DESCRIPTION

iCE (Internet Contig Explorer) is an application that allows viewing physical map in a convenient manner. All the physical map data you know and love is here: gel fingerprint data, contigs (assemblies of clones), markers and comments associated with clones. The data is stored in SQL relational database which offers other advantages over flat-file formats both in data storage – you don’t need the entire database installed on your machine to view one bit of data – and future features such as reports. Contigs (and other data) can be viewed for different data sets – for example, different contigs resulting from different build parameters; different contigs built as fingerprint data is added to the database; contigs resulting from automated contig building versus manual human-assembly.

::DEVELOPER

Canada’s Michael Smith  Genome Sciences Centre

:: SCREENSHOTS

:: REQUIREMENTS

  • Windows / Mac /  Linux
  • Java

:: DOWNLOAD

iCE

:: MORE INFORMATION

Citation

Christopher D. Fjell1, Ian Bosdet, Jacqueline E. Schein, Steven J.M. Jones, and Marco A. Marra
Internet Contig Explorer (iCE)—A Tool for Visualizing Clone Fingerprint Maps
Genome Res. 2003. 13: 1244-1249

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