In article <2gjsieINNmrd at emory.mathcs.emory.edu> sammons at bimcore.emory.edu writes:
>I was wondering if anyone knew if a DNA profile database existed (similar to Prosite)
>of commonly found functional sequence consensuses?
There's TFD out of NIH, now up to version 7.
Ghosh, D. (1990) Nucleic Acids Research 18: 1749-1756.
Ghosh, D. (1991) Trends in Biochemical Sciences 16: 455-457.
Ghosh, D. (1992) Nucleic Acids Research 20S: 2091-2093.
Can be accessed through the NIH gopher or downloaded from NCBI. Some programs that can use the sites file of the database include some GCG
search programs and a nice MSDOS public domain program called Signal Scan, now up to version 3.
Prestridge, D.S. (1991) SIGNAL SCAN: A computer program that scans DNA
sequences for eukaryotic transcriptional elements. CABIOS 7, 203-206.
The author welcomes comments and suggestions on the program or additions
to the database. Please contact and send registration to:
Dr. Dan S. Prestridge tele:(303) 465-0658
Dept. of Mol., Cell., and Devl. Biology email:DANP at BEAGLE.COLORADO.EDU
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0347
mhollowa at epo.som.sunysb.edu