Signal peptides in C. elegans

Mark Blaxter mark.blaxter at
Wed Sep 17 05:03:42 EST 2003


We are searching for experimentally confirmed signal peptides in C. 
elegans, to reassess the efficiency and specificity of SignalP and 
other prediction tools on nematode proteins. Thus far we have found 
six. Does anyone know of a greater number, or an easy source of these 



Mark Blaxter
Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology
Ashworth Laboratories, King's Buildings
Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
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