Signal peptide sequence

Kenta Nakai nakai at imcb.osaka-u.ac.jp
Sun May 5 23:39:35 EST 1996


In article <4mc0b7$3oh at woodstock.socs.uts.EDU.AU>, Slavica Masina 
<smasina at .uts.edu.au> wrote:

> Does anybody know any methods, preferably recent, for the identification
> of protein secretory sequences and for prediciting the site of cleavage
> between a signal sequence and the mature exported protein. I currently
> have the paper of G. von Heljne (1986) Nucleic acids research, 14(11),
> but I would prefer computer program that performs the analysis. Can
> anyone help?

Try the PSORT WWW server (http://psort.nibb.ac.jp).
It implements von Heijne's method for the prediction
of signal peptide cleavage site and lots more for
the prediction of subcellular localization site.

Kenta Nakai
IMCB, Osaka University



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