Spark specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_03609
Name Spark
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Java
Computer skills Medium
Version 1.3.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 4335353
PMID: 25691256
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7370

[…] by limma (see methods)., to establish baseline patterns of chromatin marks in the h1 esc line, regions 3 kbp in size centring on the lincrna tsss that show esc-specific marks were clustered by spark, based on the signal of all histone marks over those regions in h1. as illustrated in , spark analysis revealed five clusters corresponding to regions with different combinations of chromatin […]

PMCID: 3691752
PMID: 23758618
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-397

[…] tracks based on metadata attributes [], the artemis browser includes real-time snp filtering as well as simple calculations (e.g., read density, expression level) for small datasets [], the spark tool groups and display similar genomics regions together in real time [], and the stratomex application supports interactive clustering of genomic data to identify potential relationships […]

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Spark institution(s)
Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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