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GENE ONTOLOGY (GO) TOOLS

Welcome to the Gene Ontology Tools developed within the Bioinformatics Group at the Lewis-Sigler Institute.

The GO Help Page at SGD gives the following description of the Gene Ontology:

"The Gene Ontology (GO) project was established to provide a common language to describe aspects of a gene product's biology. The use of a consistent vocabulary allows genes from different species to be compared based on their GO annotations. The objective of GO is to provide controlled vocabularies for the description of the biological process, molecular function, and cellular component of gene products. These terms are to be used as attributes of gene products by organism databases, facilitating uniform queries across them. The controlled vocabularies of terms are structured to allow annotation of gene products to GO terms at varying levels of detail and to query for gene products that are involved in similar processes, function and components."

For more information on GO, please see the related GO Resources.



     For a list of other GO tools, please visit the Gene Ontology Tools index at NEUROLEX.

GO Resources



Please send comments or questions to gotools@genomics.princeton.edu
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