Integrated Genome Browser

Visualization for genome-scale data

  • RNA-Seq coverage graphs.

  • IGB start screen.

  • Live tutorials under Help provide step-by-step lessons on using IGB, inside IGB.

  • Edge matching and zoomed-in sequence view, with transparent zoom stripe pointer.

  • Counting reads by click-dragging selection tool.

  • Coloring reads by strand.

  • Plus and minus strand reads in different tiers.

What is IGB?

Integrated Genome Browser is an easy-to-use, highly customizable genome browser you can use to view and explore genomic data and annotations, especially RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq data sets. IGB is funded by a grant from National Institutes of Health (More Info).

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Where can I get IGB?

IGB is free and runs on Windows, Mac, and Unix computers. Visit the IGB download page to install and run IGB. The source code is hosted in a git repository at BitBucket.

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To get help, post questions to BioStars using tag “igb” to get our attention. Also try searching the IGB User's Guide. For help with advanced features and programming IGB, visit the IGB Developer's Guide

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