CruzDB specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_24244
Name CruzDB
Software type Framework/Library
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python, Shell (Bash)
License MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.5.6
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Brent Pedersen
  • person_outline Subhajyoti De

Additional information

Publication for CruzDB

CruzDB citation


Overexpressed HSF1 cancer signature genes cluster in human chromosome 8q

Hum Genomics
PMCID: 5740759
PMID: 29268782
DOI: 10.1186/s40246-017-0131-5

[…] ordinates in human (hg38), bovine (bosTau8), mouse (mm10), and rat (rn6), respectively. Their genomic locations were retrieved automatically from the UCSC Genome Browser [] through the Python package CruzDb []. For genomic locations that cannot be obtained by this approach, they were either determined manually by aligning the cDNA sequences on the genome by BLAT [] or discarded. Genomic coordinate […]

CruzDB institution(s)
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA; Molecular Oncology Program, University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora, CO, USA
CruzDB funding source(s)
NCI Physical Sciences Oncology Center pilot grant (U54CA143798), American Cancer Society grant (ACS IRG 57-001-53) and University of Colorado School of Medicine startup grant.

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