This number in the upper left corner displays the amount of genes that you have selected.  For this experiment, if you don’t have any genes selected, TOAST automatically displays all 47,000 genes.

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On the left hand side you’ll see a list of arabidopsis genes listed by their recognized name or their ATG code.  By pressing the magnifying glass you can search for a specific gene.  Or highlight multiple genes.

Click gene family filters to filter by gene family.

When visualizing volcano plots or other graphs, use the lasso tool to “lasso” and select multiple genes.

Try it out here:

To unselect genes, simply click the X button on the grey ID button in the top bar.