Comparative assembly hubs: Web-accessible browsers for comparative genomics

Researchers now have access to large volumes of genome sequences for comparative analysis, some generated by the plethora of public sequencing projects and, increasingly, from individual efforts. It is not possible, or necessarily desirable, that the public genome browsers attempt to curate all these data. …

A annotated visualization of the human genome.

Track data hubs enable visualization of user-defined genome-wide annotations on the UCSC Genome Browser.

SUMMARY: Track data hubs provide an efficient mechanism for visualizing remotely hosted Internet-accessible collections of genome annotations. Hub datasets can be organized, configured and fully integrated into the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) Genome Browser and accessed through the familiar browser interface. For the …