Gene Info eXtension (GIX)

Gene Info eXtension (GIX)

View gene information by double clicking a gene name or accession on any webpage.

What is Gene Info eXtension (GIX)?
Gene Info eXtension (GIX) is a Firefox add-on that enables users to retrieve information about genes and access links to related resources. It displays detailed reports or minimal tooltips with outside resource links. The extension supports human and model organism genes and provides information from various databases including UniProt, BioGRID, Gene Ontology Consortium, and more.
Users: 119 ▲ 6
Rating: 4.83 (6)
Version: 1.8.3 (Last updated: 2022-02-15)
Creation date: 2019-04-08
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 100.01K
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Double click on a gene name or supported accession to retrieve information about it and links to related resources.

Information can be displayed as a detailed report or as a minimal tooltip with links to outside resources.

The information displayed can be customized via the extension's popup menu.

Information is from UniProt, BioGRID, Compartments subcellular localization database, Cancer Dependency Map, Gene Ontology Consortium, HGNC, Human Protein Atlas, IntAct, OMIM, Pfam, ProteomicsDB and Reactome. Support is provided for human and model organism genes.

Query terms are not logged but information about the query, including whether it matched to something in our database, the species and the identifier type (gene symbol, UniProt ID, etc) are logged to help us prioritize development time. Please see the privacy policy for full details.

User reviews
This is everything I need and more. Has saved me many hours

Extremely useful and well-thought extension. Complements very well many web sites by allowing fast access to gene function information. Great configuration options.
by cocofifi, 2020-12-10

Thanks a lot, extremely helpful
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Risk impact

Gene Info eXtension (GIX) may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Gene Info eXtension (GIX) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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