BioMart specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_03841
Name BioMart
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Programming languages R
License Artistic License version 2.0
Computer skills Basic
Version 2.30.0
Stability Stable
Requirements methods
Maintained Yes




  • person_outline Arek Kasprzyk <>

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PMCID: 4652402

[…] between nuleotide or protein sequences, which can be used to infer functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences as well as help identify members of gene familiesbiomart [93]provides free software and data services to foster scientific collaboration and facilitate the scientific discovery proces; the project adheres to the open source philosophy […]

PMCID: 4303946

[…] to the categories of "biological processes" "biological functions" and "structural components." getting the gene ontology for the lists of considered genes was performed with the use of r package biomart [23,24]. analysis of the gene ontologies overlapping for different influencing factors was carried out in the r package venndiagram [25]. statistical significance and visualization of gene […]

PMCID: 3242499

[…] a ubiquitous feature of vertebrate genomes., protein-coding sequences for 1:1 orthologs of chicken and zebra finch and for 1:1:1 orthologous of chicken, turkey, and zebra finch were downloaded from biomart (ensembl 61) ( and, in both cases, aligned using mafft 6.716b (katoh et al. 2009). pairwise chicken-zebra finch alignments of intronic sequences and three species epo […]

BioMart institution(s)
Department of Electronical Engineering, ESAT-SCD, K.U.Leuven, Leuven-Heverlee, Belgium; EBI, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK; Cancer Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
BioMart funding source(s)
This work was supported by PhD/postdoctoral grants, projects G.0115.01, G.0413.03, G.0388.03, G.0229.03, research communities (ICCoS, ANMMM, MLDM); PhD Grants, GBOUSQUAD, GBOU-ANA, GBOU-McKnow, STWW-Genprom; Belgian Federal Government: DWTC IUAP V-22; EU: FP5, CAGE, ERNSI; German Ministry for Education and Research through National Genome Research Network (NGFN) grant FKZ 01GR0450.

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