CMap 1.01 – View Comparisons of Genetic & Physical Maps

CMap 1.01


CMap (omparative Map Viewer) is a web-based tool that allows users to view comparisons of genetic and physical maps. The package also includes tools for curating map data. 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.



the Generic Model Organism Database



  • Windows / Mac OsX / Linux /
  • Perl 5.6.0 or higher
  • web server with CGI capabilites (e.g., Apache 1.x or 2.x)
  • A relational database, e.g. MySQL (4.0+), Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, PostgreSQL, SQLite or Oracle (9.x)
  • libgd 2.0.28 and 2.15
  • Various Perl modules available on CPAN


CMap ;  Documation



Ken Youens-Clark, Ben Faga, Immanuel V. Yap, Lincoln Stein and Doreen Ware
CMap 1.01: a comparative mapping application for the Internet.
, Bioinformatics 2009 25(22):3040-3042; doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btp458.

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