BioVenn – a web application for the comparison and visualization of biological lists using area-proportional Venn diagrams

@article{Hulsen2008BioVennA,
  title={BioVenn – a web application for the comparison and visualization of biological lists using area-proportional Venn diagrams},
  author={Tim Hulsen and Jacob de Vlieg and Wynand Alkema},
  journal={BMC Genomics},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={488 - 488}
}
BackgroundIn many genomics projects, numerous lists containing biological identifiers are produced. Often it is useful to see the overlap between different lists, enabling researchers to quickly observe similarities and differences between the data sets they are analyzing. One of the most popular methods to visualize the overlap and differences between data sets is the Venn diagram: a diagram consisting of two or more circles in which each circle corresponds to a data set, and the overlap… 

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