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AREsite: a database for the comprehensive investigation of AU-rich elements
AREsite is an online resource for the detailed investigation of AU-rich elements (ARE) in vertebrate mRNA 30 -untranslated regions (UTRs). AREs are one of the most prominent cis-a...
Andreas R. Gruber, Jörg Fallmann, Franz Krato...
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A multistep bioinformatic approach detects putative regulatory elements in gene promoters
Background: Searching for approximate patterns in large promoter sequences frequently produces an exceedingly high numbers of results. Our aim was to exploit biological knowledge ...
Stefania Bortoluzzi, Alessandro Coppe, Andrea Biso...
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Discovering structural motifs using a structural alphabet: Application to magnesium-binding sites
Background: For many metalloproteins, sequence motifs characteristic of metal-binding sites have not been found or are so short that they would not be expected to be metal-specifi...
Minko Dudev, Carmay Lim
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CoSMoS: Conserved Sequence Motif Search in the proteome
Background: With the ever-increasing number of gene sequences in the public databases, generating and analyzing multiple sequence alignments becomes increasingly time consuming. N...
Xiao I. Liu, Neeraj Korde, Ursula Jakob, Lars I. L...
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MATLIGN: a motif clustering, comparison and matching tool
Background: Sequence motifs representing transcription factor binding sites (TFBS) are commonly encoded as position frequency matrices (PFM) or degenerate consensus sequences (CS)...
Matti Kankainen, Ari Löytynoja
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Finding sequence motifs with Bayesian models incorporating positional information: an application to transcription factor bindin
Background: Biologically active sequence motifs often have positional preferences with respect to a genomic landmark. For example, many known transcription factor binding sites (T...
Nak-Kyeong Kim, Kannan Tharakaraman, Leonardo Mari...