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Instant Cytoscape Complex Network Analysis How-to by Gang Su

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Loading up Cytoscape! (Easy)

Fuelling diesel into your gasoline car will cause a disaster. Similarly, you must understand what kind of data can be loaded into Cytoscape, otherwise you will be pulling out your hair from your head and wondering, "Why is it not showing what I expect to see?". So before we take a closer look at Cytoscape, let's take a quick test drive—load and visualize some networks.

Getting ready

Ensure that you have successfully got Cytoscape to work on your computer and the software is currently up and running; use the guidelines from the previous task for this purpose. Also, you should already have some auxiliary software installed, such as text editors (Microsoft Excel, Notepad++, TextWrangler, and so on).

How to do it...

Cytoscape ...

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