Promoter recognition and Alu masking

Emmanuel Skoufos, Ph.D. skoufos at
Thu Mar 9 15:19:31 EST 1995

Giuseppe Borsani writes:

>- Do you know any tool that scans a genomic sequence for the presence of
>eucariotic promoter motifs (TATA and CAAT boxes,  binding sites for
>transcription factors)?
>There must be a server out there running this kind of analysis!!!

You can do this by using GCG giving the FINDPATTERN command and inputting
your sequence to be searched for patterns in the file Tfsites.dat that you
can FETCH from GCG. 

Hope this is of help.


Emmanuel Skoufos, Ph.D.
Insect Molecular Biology Group
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Box 1527 
Heraklion, Crete 71110

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