Gene Semantic Similarity Analysis and Measurement Tools


Which version of the gene ontology database is used by G-SESAME tools?

G-SESAME is currently using the gene ontology database published by the gene ontology consortium in June, 2013.

Who are using G-SESAME tools?

G-SESAME tools have been used more than 76.6 million times by researchers from 71 countries between October 2006 and September 2015 according to our web log records.

How to cite G-SESAME tools?

Please cite the following paper published in Bioinformatics:
  • James Z. Wang, Zhidian Du, Rapeeporn Payattakool, Philip S. Yu and Chin-Fu Chen, A New Method to Measure the Semantic Similarity of GO Terms, Bioinformatics, 2007, 23: 1274-1281; doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btm087
  • James Z. Wang, Zhidian Du, Philip S. Yu and Chin-Fu Chen, An Effient Online Tool to Search Top-N Genes with Similar Biological Functions in Gene Ontology Database, IEEE BIBM, 2007
  • Zhidian Du, Lin Li, Chin-Fu Chen, Philip S. Yu, and James Z. Wang. G-SESAME: web tools for go term based gene similarity analysis and knowledge discovery. Nucleic Acids Research, 37:W345-W349, 2009.
  • Xuebo Song, Lin Li, Pradip K. Srimani, Philip S. Yu and James Z. Wang. Measure the semantic similarity of go terms using aggregate information content, ISBRA, 2013.

Sponsor Information

This project is supported by NSF grant DBI-0960586 and DBI-0960443.


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