IPA summer release 2015

Published Date: June 28th, 2015: IPA┬« is a powerful web-based knowledge base system designed for biologists.

Read the full release notes (here).

New in this release

  • Quickly visualize and identify significant genes or regulators across conditions.
  • NEW: IPA client installer (the end of issues with login!)
  • Improved performance when opening analysis results

Content Updates

  • ~70,000 new findings (total of nearly 5.3 million findings), including:
    • ~36,000 new Expert findings
    • ~800 new ExpertAssist findings
    • ~23,000 new protein-protein interactions from IntAct database
    • ~8,600 new mutation-to-disease findings from ClinVar
    • ~1,300 new gene-to-biological process assertions from Gene Ontology (GO)
    • ~1,200 new disease target findings from ClinicalTrials.gov
    • ~1,700 new drug to disease findings from ClinicalTrials.gov
    • ~300 new mouse knockout-to-phenotype findings in Mouse Genome Database (JAX Labs)
    • ~200 new gene to disease findings from OMIM

Revised signaling pathways:

  • AMPK Signaling Pathway: Nodes encompassing 30 additional Entrez Gene IDs have been added.

Support for additional microarrays:


  • GeneChip miRNA 3.1 Array
  • GeneChip miRNA 4.0 Array
  • GeneChip miRNA 4.1 Array

Mapping and gene model improvements:

  • Upgraded to Ensembl version 79
  • Upgraded to RefSeq version 69

To access IPA at VIB, please check our IPA page

To update IPA core analyses to the new content, read our IPA-FAQ page (VIB users only).