Promoter SEarch: HELP!
mcoyne at argo.net
Sat Oct 21 11:19:33 EST 1995
Mari L. Shinohara wrote:
> I'd like to know any information that makes me available to know what
> cis-acting elements a promoter region sequence has. I tried the BLAST
> search but, as you know, this is rather for searching similar genes and
> not good for finding "protein binding site sequence", which usually
> consist of a short strech of sequence.
> Any suggestion would be most welcome. Thank you in advance!
> Mari Shinohara
> Dartmouth Medical School
Have you tried running the sequence of interest (assuming you have one) through
the MOTIFs database? This will pull out patterns of sequences previously
identified as (usually) performing a function, such as ATP binding and the
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