searching a promoter for recognition sites?

Roney Graf roney.graf at uni-konstanz.de
Wed Sep 9 02:01:32 EST 1998


In article <199809081405.XAA18628 at mboxhost.cc.nagasaki-u.ac.jp>,
f1221 at CC.NAGASAKI-U.AC.JP wrote:

> At 1:48 PM 98.9.8, Roney Graf wrote:
> >
> >    a labmate of mine is looking for a way to run a promoter sequence
> > through a database in order to find all putative transcription (and other)
> > factor binding sites. Any ideas?
> 
> you could try >Matinspector<. It is on the web :
> http://www.gsf.de/biodv/matinspector.html

In article <svetlov-ya02408000R0809981323060001 at news.doit.wisc.edu>,
svetlov at oncology.wisc.edu (Vladimir Svetlov) wrote:
>
> A useful site courtesy of our japanese colleagues:
> http://pdap1.trc.rwcp.or.jp/research/db/TFSEARCH.html  
> 
> If the sites your friend is looking for are not in this database a
> poorman's solution is to enter the sites consensi manually into smth. like
> DNASTAR's MapDraw as "new" restriction enzymes - I've mapped entire yeast
> chromosomes like that.


   Thanks a lot, 'Matinspector' was very helpful (and easy to use, and
fast). I suppose we'll take a look at the suggested databases (including
tfsites.dat of GCG) anyway to make sure we're not missing anything
important.


roney



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