MEXPRESS protocols

MEXPRESS specifications

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Unique identifier OMICS_16286
Name MEXPRESS
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A gene symbol or Ensembl id, a cancer type.
Output data The corresponding expression, DNA methylation and clinical data, as well as the relationship between these data sets.
Programming languages Javascript, PHP, R, Shell (Bash)
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes

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  • person_outline Alexander Koch <>

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Unique identifier OMICS_16286
Name MEXPRESS
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A gene symbol or Ensembl id, a cancer type.
Output data The corresponding expression, DNA methylation and clinical data, as well as the relationship between these data sets.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Javascript, PHP, R, Shell (Bash)
Database management system MySQL
License MIT License
Computer skills Medium
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes

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MEXPRESS: visualizing expression, DNA methylation and clinical TCGA data.

2015 BMC Genomics
PMCID: 4549898
PMID: 26306699
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-1847-z

MEXPRESS IN pipelines

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2017
PMCID: 5860551
PMID: 28968850
DOI: 10.1093/bfgp/elx018

[…] available repositories. notable genome browsers include the ucsc genome browser [112, 113], the ensembl genome browser [114], the washu epigenome browser [115, 116], the ncbi map viewer [117] and mexpress [118]. each browser has a unique interface, set of features and capacity for data integration from external data sources. here, we cover four browsers tailored to epigenetics data: the ucsc […]

2017
PMCID: 5860551
PMID: 28968850
DOI: 10.1093/bfgp/elx018

[…] set of features and capacity for data integration from external data sources. here, we cover four browsers tailored to epigenetics data: the ucsc genome browser, the washu epigenome browser, mexpress and cbioportal., the ucsc genome browser provides access to the genomes of multiple species, including different assemblies. the user can direct the browser to a gene or region, or scroll […]

MEXPRESS institution(s)
Department of Mathematical Modeling, Statistics and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Laboratory of Cancer Epigenetics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium; Department of Mathematical Modeling, Statistics and Bioinformatics, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
MEXPRESS funding source(s)
Supported by grants from the Vlaamse Liga tegen Kanker (VLK) and the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS).

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