How to install and load the Identifier Mapping Service with data needed for gene-to-variant and variant-to-gene

Tutorial describing how a BridgeDb Identifier Mapping Database (IMS) service can be started and used for gene-variant mapping. It explains how to download the IMS Docker and identifier mapping databases (link sets), load the link sets, and test the web interface.

Scientific topics: Genetic variation, Genomics

Resource type: Tutorial

Target audience: Biologists

Authors: Friederike Ehrhart, Jonathan Mélius, Egon Willighagen

External resources:

BridgeDb

How to install and load the Identifier Mapping Service with data needed for gene-to-variant and variant-to-gene https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/how-to-install-and-load-the-identifier-mapping-service-with-data-needed-for-gene-to-variant-and-variant-to-gene Tutorial describing how a BridgeDb Identifier Mapping Database (IMS) service can be started and used for gene-variant mapping. Genetic variation Genomics Biologists