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Lynx specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_04645
Name Lynx
Interface Web user interface, Application programming interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Version 2.5
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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An Integrative Computational Approach for Prioritization of Genomic Variants

PLoS One
PMCID: 4266634
PMID: 25506935
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114903

[…] erimental results and prediction of novel candidate genetic factors for any disorder of interest to the user. The power of the approach lies in massive integration of various classes of data from the Lynx (e.g. functional, phenotypic, pathways information), VISTA (e.g. genomic, evolutionary information), and RaptorX (proteomic and structural information). In the spina bifida example, the DBDB know […]


The 2014 Nucleic Acids Research Database Issue and an updated NAR online Molecular Biology Database Collection

Nucleic Acids Res
PMCID: 3965027
PMID: 24316579
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkt1282

[…] copy-number variants; and the Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) at the Toronto’s Centre for Applied Genomics (). There are also several more specialized databases (canSAR, DriverDB, FINDBase, HbVar, Lynx, NECTAR, Progenetix) that cover genetic defects leading to various human diseases, including cancer. In addition, three separate databases, Selectome, dbPSHP and 1000 Genomes Selection Browser, r […]

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Lynx institution(s)
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA; Computation Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA; Department of Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA; Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA; Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Lynx funding source(s)
Mr and Mrs Lawrence Hilibrand, the Boler Family Foundation and National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke grant [NS050375, in part]; The Genetic Basis of Mid-Hindbrain Malformations; National Institute of Mental Health [1U24MH081810, in part]

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