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CompariMotif: quick and easy comparisons of sequence motifs

Edwards, Richard J., Davey, Norman E. and Shields, Denis C. (2008) CompariMotif: quick and easy comparisons of sequence motifs Bioinformatics, 24, (10), pp. 1307-1309. (doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btn105). (PMID:18375965).

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CompariMotif is a novel tool for making motif–motif comparisons, identifying and describing similarities between regular expression motifs. CompariMotif can identify a number of different relationships between motifs, including exact matches, variants of degenerate motifs and complex overlapping motifs.

Motif relationships are scored using shared information content, allowing the best matches to be easily identified in large comparisons. Many input and search options are available, enabling a list of motifs to be compared to itself (to identify recurring motifs) or to datasets of known motifs.

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Published date: 28 March 2008
Organisations: Bioengineering Sciences


Local EPrints ID: 143457
ISSN: 1367-4803
PURE UUID: c2e8f29a-4921-4968-9aee-809892f857ce

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Date deposited: 12 Apr 2010 08:56
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:09

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Author: Richard J. Edwards
Author: Norman E. Davey
Author: Denis C. Shields

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