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Cancer Genome Characterization Initiative

Visit the database of genomic characterization data for multiple tumor types.


Tools to Find Genes

  • The Batch Gene Finder generates a gene list from a list of UniGene cluster numbers, GenBank accessions, or LocusLink identifiers.
  • The Clone Finder generates a list of the most reliable clones from a list of UniGene clusters.
  • The Gene Finder finds one gene or many genes depending on the search criteria selected.
  • The Gene Ontology Browser (GO Browser) classifies human and mouse genes by molecular function, biological process, and cellular component.
  • The Nucleotide BLAST tool, with a CGAP interface, finds the most likely gene candidate(s) for a given nucleotide sequence.

Tools to Find SNPS

  • The CGAP Genetic Annotation Initiative (GAI) is a research program to explore and apply technology for identification and characterization of genetic variation in genes important in cancer.

Transcriptome Analysis

Genes and UniGene:
  • Please refer to the UniGene home page to understand the definition of a gene as used by CGAP throughout this site.
  • Be aware that, since UniGene is a dynamic database, genes and their cluster numbers may change or disappear between UniGene builds. To minimize confusion, we have assigned the RefSeq accession number(s) associated with the gene. If there is no RefSeq number, the accession number of the longest sequence belonging to the cluster is shown.
The CGAP Gene Info Page
For each gene, CGAP has developed a unique Gene Info Page that provides information and links to various NCBI and NCI databases, including:
  • UniGene, LocusLink, OMIM, DTP search, cDNA Libraries, Cluster Assemblies, and SNPs
  • Cytogenetic location and the Mitelman breakpoint information
  • Protein similarities
  • Human or mouse orthologs (curated and computed)
  • Full-length MGC clones
  • Functional classification in the Gene Ontology
  • BioCarta and/or PID pathways