MEXPRESS is a data visualization tool designed for the easy visualization of TCGA expression, DNA methylation and clinical data, as well as the relationships between them. The first version of MEXPRESS was published in BMC Genomics: https://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/16/636 and the update was published in Nucleic Acids Research: https://academic.oup.com/nar/article/47/W1/W561/5494743.
This repository contains the code for the latest version of MEXPRESS. You can find all the old MEXPRESS code in the mexpress-legacy repository.
The latest version of MEXPRESS is available at https://mexpress.be.
You can find the original version at https://mexpress.be/old/mexpress.php.
We advise you to use MEXPRESS with a modern browser like Chrome or Firefox. MEXPRESS does not work in Internet Explorer!
If you want to set up your own version of MEXPRESS locally, you'll need to:
- Create a MySQL database
- Complete the database config file (ini/database_config.ini)
- Run the python scripts to complete the database setup, download the TCGA data, and upload them to your MEXPRESS database