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BioSankey: Visualization of microbial communities over time.

J. Integr. Bioinform. 15:20170063 (2018)
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Metagenomics provides quantitative measurements for microbial species over time. To obtain a global overview of an experiment and to explore the full potential of a given dataset, intuitive and interactive visualization tools are needed. Therefore, we established BioSankey to visualize microbial species in microbiome studies over time as a Sankey diagram. These diagrams are embedded into a project-specific webpage which depends only on JavaScript and Google API to allow searches of interesting species without requiring a web server or connection to a database. BioSankey is a valuable tool to visualize different data elements from single or dual RNA-seq datasets and additionally enables a straightforward exchange of results among collaboration partners.
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Publication type Article: Journal article
Document type Scientific Article
Keywords Gene Expression ; Html ; Microbiome ; Sankey ; Visualization
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Institute(s) Institute of Environmental Medicine (IEM)