Bgee release 13, including gene expression calls from 17 species
Congratulations to the Bgee team at SIB for producing this monumental release!
From the Bgee blog:
In the 2 years since our last release, we have transferred all our annotations to the bilaterian ontology Uberon (see this paper for the ontology work) and made many other back-end changes which will make Bgee more powerful and better equipped to deal with the increasing diversity of species with RNA-seq data.
As a result of these changes, we can now provide expression calls for 17 species, up from 5 species in the previous release. The new species include model organisms such as C. elegans and chicken, as well as a diversity of tetrapods. For each species, we have developed a developmental ontology ( ontologies on Google Code ; developmental stage modeling collaboration on Github ). As before, Present/Absent expression calls are a consensus of information from in situ hybridizations, microarrays, RNA-seq and ESTs, depending on the data available for each species.
December 22, 2014
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