SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 59 , Issue 7 : 070108(2016) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-016-5581-1

GOAL: the comprehensive gene \\ontology analysis layer

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  • ReceivedApr 5, 2016
  • AcceptedApr 30, 2016
  • PublishedJun 13, 2016



National Science Foundation(Award OIA-1028098)



Chen X was supported by National Science Foundation (Award OIA-1028098).


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