ANNOUNCE: Pratt - finding flexible patterns in unaligned protein sequences
omond at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Mar 24 10:11:03 EST 1995
In article <3ks4t2$sj1 at due.uninett.no>, inge at lind.ii.uib.no (Inge Jonassen)
> A tool for finding conserved patterns in
> unaligned protein sequences
> Written by: Inge Jonassen, Dept. of Informatics,
> Univeristy of Bergen, Norway
> Pratt is a program that allows the user to efficiently search for patterns
> conserved in a set of protein sequences. It allows the user to define the
> class of patterns to be searched for, and is then guaranteed to find all
> conserved patterns in this class. The time used by the program depends on
> the set of sequences, the class of patterns defined, and the minimum number
> of sequences a pattern is to match.
> The program has been implemnted in ANSI C. It has been compiled and
> run on different UNIX workstations, DEC Alpha, Sun, Silicon Graphics.
Since it's been written in ANSI C (thanks, Inge !), it will also run
perfectly well on VMS using DEC C. Wouldn't it be nice if all software
developers would actually use standards like ANSI C ?
> The source code and some documentation is available via
> anonymous ftp from:
> ftp.ebi.ac.uk under /pub/software/unix
> ftp.ii.uib.no under /pub/bio
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