Nucleic Acid Profile Database

Gary Stormo stormo at beagle.Colorado.EDU
Fri Jan 7 18:46:06 EST 1994

mhollowa at epo.som.sunysb.edu writes:

>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

>Mike Holloway
>mhollowa at epo.som.sunysb.edu

I just want to point out that Dan Prestridge now has a new address:

Dan S. Prestridge, Ph.D.                        E-mail: DANP at MOLBIO.UMN.EDU
Director                                        Telephone: (612) 625-3744
Molecular Biology Computing Center (MBCC)       Fax: (612) 625-5780
Department of Biochemistry
University of Minnesota
1479 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul,  MN  55108

Gary Stormo       |"The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble
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