HOMECAT specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12858
Alternative name HOmology Mapper for Enrichment and Comparative Analysis with Translation
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Possibility of choosing between nearly 30 identifiers formats (Uniprot, RefSeq, Ensembl, etc.) and 71 microarrays platforms identifiers (including Affymetrix, Illumina and Agilent) designed for the 30 organisms supported by the current version.
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
License Other
Computer skills Medium
Version 1.2
Stability Stable
Cytoscape, plugins MetaNodePlugin2, nodeCharts
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Simone Zorzan

Publication for HOmology Mapper for Enrichment and Comparative Analysis with Translation

HOMECAT citation


Orthoscape: a cytoscape application for grouping and visualization KEGG based gene networks by taxonomy and homology principles

BMC Bioinformatics
PMCID: 5333177
DOI: 10.1186/s12859-016-1427-5

[…] ution’ (even not ‘biological evolution’) in Cytoscape official app store and in literature. These include ANIMO [], TieDIE, NetworkEvolution []) and a couple of plugins concerning orthology analysis (HOMECAT [] and OrthoNets []).KEGG (Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes, www.kegg.jp) is a set of databases containing biological information of various types, such as genes, genomes, protein inter […]

HOMECAT institution(s)
Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Motor Sciences, Section of Physiology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy; Centre for Biomedical Computing, University of Verona, Verona, Italy; Department of Pathology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy; National Institute of Neuroscience-Italy, Verona, Italy
HOMECAT funding source(s)
Supported by Fondazione Cariverona; Fondazione Cariverona and Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro.

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