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MyGene.info and MyVariant.info: Gene and Variant Annotation Query Services

By Jiwen Xin, Adam Mark, Cyrus Afrasiabi, Ginger Tsueng, Moritz Juchler, Nikhil Gopal, Gregory S. Stupp, Timothy E. Putman, Benjamin J Ainscough, Obi L. Griffith, Ali Torkamani, Patricia L. Whetzel, Christopher J Mungall, Sean D. Mooney, Andrew I Su, Chunlei Wu

Posted 30 Dec 2015
bioRxiv DOI: 10.1101/035667 (published DOI: 10.1186/s13059-016-0953-9)

MyGene.info and MyVariant.info provide high-performance data APIs for querying gene and variant annotation information. They demonstrate a new model for organizing biological annotation information by utilizing a cloud-based scalable infrastructure. MyGene.info and MyVariant.info can be accessed at http://mygene.info and http://myvariant.info.

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