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25 November 2015 —
New "View - In External Tools" Menu Sends Data to Prediction Websites!
Do you often get the current sequence with "View - DNA" just to copy
and paste it into another website? With the new menu "View - In External Tools"
you can now send the current region to remote tools with two clicks.
For example, when browsing hg38 and zoomed in on the start of a gene like ABO at
click the View menu and select "In External Tools",
or simply type the keyboard shortcut "s" then "t",
to send the region to a list of different prediction tools.
Some of the available tools (not available for all assemblies or all zoom levels)
are primer design and restriction enzyme predictions (Primer3Plus, Primer-BLAST,
NEBCutter), mRNA and protein predictions (RegRNA 2, Riboswitches, RNAfold, PFAM),
cis-regulatory predictions (Promoter 2, RSAT Metazoa), and CRISPR/Cas9 predictions
(CRISPOR, CHOPCHOP), as well as links to view the region at NCBI or Ensembl.
You can suggest other tools via our
Credit goes to Max Haeussler for implementing this new feature.
3 November 2015 —
New quick links for the Genome Browser's top menu bar :
The "Genomes" menu now features direct links to jump to browsing the human
(hg38 and hg19) and mouse (mm10 and mm9) assemblies!
23 September 2015 —
New keyboard shortcuts on the Genome Browser :
It's now possible to zoom in and out, navigate left
and right, hide all tracks, configure the browser display and much more using
only your keyboard. Use the "?" key to view the entire list of shortcuts.
14 September 2015 —
Human Genome Browser default changed to GRCh38/hg38 :
In conjunction with the release of the new 100-species Conservation track on the
hg38/GRCh38 human assembly, we have changed the default human browser on our website from
hg19 to hg38.
10 September 2015 —
100 Species Conservation Track now available on GRCh38/hg38 :
We are pleased to announce the release of a new Conservation track based on the human