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GO Slims and GO Term Comparison


Introduction

GO slims are lists of GO terms that have been selected from the full set of terms available from the Gene Ontology project.
GO slims can be used to generate a focused view of part of the GO or a broad overview of all of the top GO categories. Used alongside annotation data they can be used to see how a set of proteins/genes can be broadly categorized into selection of terms (this method applies the relationships that exist between terms in the ontologies).
You can use GO slims that have been predefined by members of the GO Consortium, that have been imported into QuickGO, or make a new GO slim that more closely meets with your visualization requirements.
Use the tabs on this page to choose the terms to include in your slim, which you can subsequently edit, visualise the relationships between selected terms and finally have the annotations in QuickGO 'mapped' up to your selected set of terms.
A guide to the GO slims maintained by the GO Consortium is available at http://www.geneontology.org/GO.slims.shtml.

Choose Terms

Predefined GO Term sets
The predefined GO slims listed below have been created by groups in the GO Consortium; you can use them directly, or adapt them to your own requirements.
To use the terms from one of these GO slims, click on the button next to its name.
The colour associated with each predefined GO slim can be used to identify slim terms when viewing the ontology in the Ancestor chart view.
Slim name Number of terms Slim colour
goslim_candida 89
goslim_plant 100
goslim_pir 462
goslim_generic 148
goslim_virus 30
goslim_yeast 167
goslim_aspergillus 85
goslim_pombe 48
goslim_metagenomics 119
Add Terms
If you have selected one of the predefined GO slim sets above, you can use the text box below to add additional GO identifiers to create a customised version of the slim.
Alternatively, if you have decided to create an entirely new GO slim, you can just add GO term identifiers into this text box.
Term Basket
You can add terms from your Term Basket to the slim; click on the icon for more details.

Refine Selection

Your selected terms
You can remove a GO term from the set you have chosen by clicking on the button next to it in the list below; to remove all terms in a particular category, click on the button in the category header.
You can add extra terms to your selection by going back to the Choose Terms tab.
Click on in the list below to add a GO term (or category) to the comparison chart, or to remove it.
All Terms
Biological Process Terms
GO:0016032 viral process
GO:0019048 modulation by virus of host morphology or physiology
GO:0019056 modulation by virus of host transcription
GO:0019057 modulation by virus of host translation
GO:0019062 virion attachment to host cell
GO:0019068 virion assembly
GO:0019069 viral capsid assembly
GO:0019072 viral genome packaging
GO:0019076 viral release from host cell
GO:0019079 viral genome replication
GO:0019081 viral translation
GO:0019083 viral transcription
GO:0030683 evasion or tolerance by virus of host immune response
GO:0039516 modulation by virus of host catalytic activity
GO:0039519 modulation by virus of host autophagy
GO:0039526 modulation by virus of host apoptotic process
GO:0039633 killing by virus of host cell
GO:0039656 modulation by virus of host gene expression
GO:0039674 exit of virus from host cell nucleus
GO:0039707 pore formation by virus in membrane of host cell
GO:0046718 viral entry into host cell
GO:0046740 transport of virus in host, cell to cell
GO:0046755 viral budding
GO:0060153 modulation by virus of host cell cycle
GO:0075509 endocytosis involved in viral entry into host cell
GO:0075528 modulation by virus of host immune response
GO:0075606 transport of viral material towards nucleus
GO:0075713 establishment of integrated proviral latency
GO:0075732 viral penetration into host nucleus
Molecular Function Terms
Cellular Component Terms
Term Comparison
Click on the thumbnail below (or on the Comparison Chart tab) to display a full-sized term comparison chart.

Comparison Chart

Display options
Display
This chart is interactive; you can click on the term boxes and legend for more information.
Key
GO IDs
Term box width
Term box height
Slim colours
Show children
Image size limit (in megapixels)
Note that setting the limit too high may result in images being generated slowly; it may even cause the browser to crash. The maximum limit is 20 megapixels.

Find Annotations

Displaying annotations FIRST to LAST of TOTAL Page size: Additional filters: Bookmarkable link
Database
Gene Product ID
Symbol
Qualifier
GO Identifier
GO Term Name
Aspect
Original GO ID
Original GO Term Name
Evidence
Reference
With
Taxon
Date
Assigned By
Product Form ID
Name
Synonym
Type
Taxon Name
Sequence

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ID Mapping

QuickGO maps between different identifier types by using a combination of mapping files provided by the databases, and using identifier cross-references supplied by UniProtKB.

If more than one identifier type needs to be used to map all required sequences, drag the selected databases to change the order in which identifiers are found.

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