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CANDC
2005
ACM
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MSAID: multiple sequence alignment based on a measure of information discrepancy
We propose an algorithm of global multiple sequence alignment that is based on a measure of what we call information discrepancy. The algorithm follows a progressive alignment ite...
Min Zhang, Weiwu Fang, Junhua Zhang, Zhongxian Chi
BMCBI
2005
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Multiple sequence alignment accuracy and evolutionary distance estimation
Background: Sequence alignment is a common tool in bioinformatics and comparative genomics. It is generally assumed that multiple sequence alignment yields better results than pai...
Michael S. Rosenberg
NAR
2006
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TreeDomViewer: a tool for the visualization of phylogeny and protein domain structure
Phylogenetic analysis and examination of protein domains allow accurate genome annotation and are invaluable to study proteins and protein complex evolution. However, two sequence...
Blaise T. F. Alako, Daphne Rainey, Harm Nijveen, J...
NAR
2006
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Expresso: automatic incorporation of structural information in multiple sequence alignments using 3D-Coffee
Expresso is a multiple sequence alignment server that aligns sequences using structural information. The user only needs to provide sequences. The server runs BLAST to identify cl...
Fabrice Armougom, Sébastien Moretti, Olivie...
NAR
2006
129views more  NAR 2006»
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AliWABA: alignment on the web through an A-Bruijn approach
Multiple sequence alignment programs are an invaluable tool in computational biology. A-Bruijn Alignment (ABA) is a method for multiple sequence alignment that represents an align...
Neil C. Jones, Degui Zhi, Benjamin J. Raphael
JPDC
2006
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Large scale multiple sequence alignment with simultaneous phylogeny inference
Multiple sequence alignment (MSA) and phylogenetic tree reconstruction are one of the most important problems in the computational biology. While both these problems are of great ...
Gilles Parmentier, Denis Trystram, Jaroslaw Zola
BMCBI
2006
139views more  BMCBI 2006»
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Improvement in accuracy of multiple sequence alignment using novel group-to-group sequence alignment algorithm with piecewise li
Background: Multiple sequence alignment (MSA) is a useful tool in bioinformatics. Although many MSA algorithms have been developed, there is still room for improvement in accuracy...
Shinsuke Yamada, Osamu Gotoh, Hayato Yamana
BMCBI
2006
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A statistical score for assessing the quality of multiple sequence alignments
Background: Multiple sequence alignment is the foundation of many important applications in bioinformatics that aim at detecting functionally important regions, predicting protein...
Virpi Ahola, Tero Aittokallio, Mauno Vihinen, Esa ...
BMCBI
2008
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H2r: Identification of evolutionary important residues by means of an entropy based analysis of multiple sequence alignments
Background: A multiple sequence alignment (MSA) generated for a protein can be used to characterise residues by means of a statistical analysis of single columns. In addition to t...
Rainer Merkl, Matthias Zwick
BMCBI
2007
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PFAAT version 2.0: A tool for editing, annotating, and analyzing multiple sequence alignments
Background: By virtue of their shared ancestry, homologous sequences are similar in their structure and function. Consequently, multiple sequence alignments are routinely used to ...
Daniel R. Caffrey, Paul H. Dana, Vidhya Mathur, Ma...
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