BACA: Bubble chArt to compare annotations

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Background: DAVID is the most popular tool for interpreting large lists of gene/proteins classically produced in high-throughput experiments. However, the use of DAVID website becomes difficult when analyzing multiple gene lists, for it does not provide an adequate visualization tool to show/compare multiple enrichment results in a concise and informative manner. Result: We implemented a new R-based graphical tool, BACA (Bubble chArt to Compare Annotations), which uses the DAVID web service for cross-comparing enrichment analysis results derived from multiple large gene lists. BACA is implemented in R and is freely available at the CRAN repository (http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/BACA/). Conclusion: The package BACA allows R users to combine multiple annotation charts into one output graph by passing DAVID website.

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Fortino, V., Alenius, H., & Greco, D. (2015). BACA: Bubble chArt to compare annotations. BMC Bioinformatics, 16(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-015-0477-4

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