• circos dir: Path of unzipped circos folder. /circos_path/bin
  • conf dir: Path of circos configure file.
  • roi info: CSV table which defines sub-areas and lobes, there is an example in brant-master/circos/brant_circos_3mm_273.csv
  • There should be at least four columns in the table:
    • label: label of each sub-areas.
    • module: to which lobe/module does the sub-area belong.
    • index_module: order of the arranged module.
    • index_node: order of sub-areas within one module.

Before using the function, please download and install circos 0.69 or higher.

  • Buttons:
    • S: Save parameters of the current panel to a *.mat file. The *.mat can be further loaded for the panel or be used in a script processing.
    • L: Load parameters from *.mat for the current panel.
    • ?: Help information.
  • References:
  1. Krzywinski M, Schein J, Birol I, Connors J, Gascoyne R, Horsman D, et al. Circos: an information aesthetic for comparative genomics. Genome Res 2009; 19(9): 1639-45.
  2. Irimia A, Chambers MC, Torgerson CM, Van Horn JD. Circular representation of human cortical networks for subject and population-level connectomic visualization. Neuroimage 2012; 60(2): 1340-51.
  3. Fan L, Li H, Zhuo J, Zhang Y, Wang J, Chen L, et al. The Human Brainnetome Atlas: A New Brain Atlas Based on Connectional Architecture. Cereb Cortex 2016; 26(8): 3508-26.