UNIT 9.8 Installing and Configuring CMap

  1. Ben Faga

Published Online: 1 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/0471250953.bi0908s17

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Faga, B. 2007. Installing and Configuring CMap. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 17:9.8:9.8.1–9.8.30.

Author Information

  1. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: MAR 2007


CMap is a Web-based tool for viewing comparisons between biological maps of different types. It allows for correspondences to be displayed between maps as disparate as genetic and physical maps. The protocols in this unit comprise a guide to installing, configuring, and importing data into CMap.


  • CMap;
  • comparative mapping;
  • display