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WEGO specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_04145
Alternative name Web Gene Ontology Annotation Plot
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Jun Wang
  • person_outline Lars Bolund

Publications for Web Gene Ontology Annotation Plot

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SSR marker development and intraspecific genetic divergence exploration of Chrysanthemum indicum based on transcriptome analysis

BMC Genomics
PMCID: 5918905
PMID: 29695227
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-018-4702-1

[…] otein databases including National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) nr, SwissProt, Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes (KEGG), and Clusters of Orthologous Groups (COG). Blast2GO [] and WEGO [] were used for Gene Ontology (GO) analysis with default settings. […]


Comparative transcriptome analysis to investigate the potential role of miRNAs in milk protein/fat quality

Sci Rep
PMCID: 5908868
PMID: 29674689
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-24727-y

[…] log2 fold change in expression| ≥ 1 and P-value ≤ 0.05 were defined as DEGs.For functional analysis of DEGs, the DEGs were classified according to GO terms using the PANTHER Classification System and WEGO, and they were annotated into KEGG pathways using the CapitalBio Molecule Annotation System (MAS 3.0, http://bioinfo.capitalbio.com/mas3/). […]


The draft genome sequence of forest musk deer (Moschus berezovskii)

PMCID: 5906906
PMID: 29635287
DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/giy038

[…] Annotation Server; NCBI: National Center for Biotechnology Information; nr, nonredundant; OR: olfactory receptor; PE: RNA-seq: RNA sequencing; SSR: simple sequence repeat; TE: transposable elements; WEGO: Web Gene Ontology Annotation Plot […]


A Whole Genome Assembly of the Horn Fly, Haematobia irritans, and Prediction of Genes with Roles in Metabolism and Sex Determination

PMCID: 5940159
PMID: 29602812
DOI: 10.1534/g3.118.200154

[…] a) tool. Gene model structure was evaluated using Eval () and genome completeness was evaluated with BUSCO (). Gene Ontology (terms) assigned to predicted transcripts and GO plots were produced using WEGO (http://wego.genomics.org.cn). […]


Whole genome bisulfite sequencing reveals unique adaptations to high altitude environments in Tibetan chickens

PLoS One
PMCID: 5862445
PMID: 29561872
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193597

[…] d from the Ensembl genome browser (ftp://ensembl.org/pub/current/otherdata/Gene_ontology/gallus_gallus_glean_gene.go). GO comparative analyses between gene groups of interest were performed using BGI WEGO (http://wego.genomics.org.cn/cgi-bin/wego/index.pl). […]


Transcriptome analysis of phosphorus stress responsiveness in the seedlings of Dongxiang wild rice (Oryza rufipogon Griff.)

PMCID: 5853122
PMID: 29544529
DOI: 10.1186/s40659-018-0155-x

[…] The GO gene ontology mapping software (WEGO) was used to classify the function and draw gene ontology tree, and the down and up regulated transcripts in roots and leaves were classified into the functional groups. In the present study, a t […]

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WEGO institution(s)
BGI-Shenzhen, Shenzhen, Guangdong, , China; University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; Zhejiang Hospital, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China; Lars Bolund Institute of Regenerative Medicine, BGI-Qingdao, Qingdao, China; Institute of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark; Department of Oncology, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, Fuzhou, China; Fujian Key Laboratory of Translational Cancer Medicine, Fuzhou, China; Department of Stem Cell Research Institute, Fujian Medical University Stem Cell Research Institute, Fuzhou, China; Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
WEGO funding source(s)
Supported by the Collaborative Innovation Center of High Performance Computing; Critical Patented Project of the Science and Technology Bureau of Fujian Province, China [2013YZ0002–2]; Zhejiang Province for Public Welfare [2016C33122]; Joint Project of the Natural Science and Health Foundation of Fujian Province, China [2015J01397].

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