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LayerCake specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_09219
Name LayerCake
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
License MIT License
Computer skills Medium
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 4637412
PMID: 26617580
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01237

[…] ngs technology is a more effective way to study virus ecology and populations, there is relatively high error rate. thus, several computational pipelines such as vivan (), vivambc (), and layercake (), tools with different applications for analyzing viral deep sequencing data, have been developed., in summary, much of what we know already and what we will uncover in the future […]

PMCID: 3961216
PMID: 24651479
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090714

[…] πs and πn in a sliding window of 9 codons, numbered according to the numbering in the sequence alignment of the first codon in the window., we developed a specialized visualization tool called layercake for this dataset. this tool allows visual comparison of variants for multiple individuals simultaneously, encoding sequences as bands of color, with redder sections of the band […]

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LayerCake institution(s)
Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

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