13 years 2 months ago
Using Randomised Vectors in Transcription Factor Binding Site Predictions
Finding the location of binding sites in DNA is a difficult problem. Although the location of some binding sites have been experimentally identified, other parts of the genome may ...
Faisal Rezwan, Yi Sun, Neil Davey, Rod Adams, Alis...
71views more  JCC 1998»
13 years 4 months ago
Docking small ligands in flexible binding sites
: A novel procedure for docking ligands in a flexible binding site is presented. It relies on conjugate gradient minimization, during which nonbonded interactions are gradually swi...
Joannis Apostolakis, Andreas Plückthun, Amede...
141views more  BMCBI 2007»
13 years 4 months ago
Using structural motif descriptors for sequence-based binding site prediction
Background: Many protein sequences are still poorly annotated. Functional characterization of a protein is often improved by the identification of its interaction partners. Here, ...
Andreas Henschel, Christof Winter, Wan Kyu Kim, Mi...
114views more  BMCBI 2006»
13 years 4 months ago
BLISS: biding site level identification of shared signal-modules in DNA regulatory sequences
Background: Regulatory modules are segments of the DNA that control particular aspects of gene expression. Their identification is therefore of great importance to the field of mo...
Hailong Meng, Arunava Banerjee, Lei Zhou
105views more  BMCBI 2010»
13 years 4 months ago
Comparison of PGH2 binding site in prostaglandin synthases
Background: Prostaglandin H2 (PGH2) is a common precursor for the synthesis of five different Prostanoids via specific Prostanoid Synthases. The binding of this substrate with the...
Padmapriya Paragi-Vedanthi, Mukesh Doble
123views more  BMCBI 2010»
13 years 4 months ago
A new protein binding pocket similarity measure based on comparison of clouds of atoms in 3D: application to ligand prediction
Background: Predicting which molecules can bind to a given binding site of a protein with known 3D structure is important to decipher the protein function, and useful in drug desi...
Brice Hoffmann, Mikhail Zaslavskiy, Jean-Philippe ...
153views more  BMCBI 2010»
13 years 4 months ago
Analysis of substructural variation in families of enzymatic proteins with applications to protein function prediction
Background: Structural variations caused by a wide range of physico-chemical and biological sources directly influence the function of a protein. For enzymatic proteins, the struc...
Drew H. Bryant, Mark Moll, Brian Y. Chen, Viachesl...
140views Optimization» more  GECCO 2005»
13 years 9 months ago
MDGA: motif discovery using a genetic algorithm
Computationally identifying transcription factor binding sites in the promoter regions of genes is an important problem in computational biology and has been under intensive resea...
Dongsheng Che, Yinglei Song, Khaled Rasheed
13 years 10 months ago
Identifying Binding Sites in Sequential Genomic Data
The identification of cis-regulatory binding sites in DNA is a difficult problem in computational biology. To obtain a full understanding of the complex machinery embodied in genet...
Mark Robinson, Cristina González Castellano...
109views Bioinformatics» more  WABI 2009»
13 years 11 months ago
Fast Prediction of RNA-RNA Interaction
Regulatory antisense RNAs are a class of ncRNAs that regulate gene expression by prohibiting the translation of an mRNA by establishing stable interactions with a target sequence. ...
Raheleh Salari, Rolf Backofen, Süleyman Cenk ...