Dragon TIS Spotter: An Arabidopsis-derived predictor of translation initiation sites in plants
Jankovic, Boris R.
Archer, John A.C.
Bajic, Vladimir B.
KAUST DepartmentComputational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC)
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AbstractIn higher eukaryotes, the identification of translation initiation sites (TISs) has been focused on finding these signals in cDNA or mRNA sequences. Using Arabidopsis thaliana (A.t.) information, we developed a prediction tool for signals within genomic sequences of plants that correspond to TISs. Our tool requires only genome sequence, not expressed sequences. Its sensitivity/specificity is for A.t. (90.75%/92.2%), for Vitis vinifera (66.8%/94.4%) and for Populus trichocarpa (81.6%/94.4%), which suggests that our tool can be used in annotation of different plant genomes. We provide a list of features used in our model. Further study of these features may improve our understanding of mechanisms of the translation initiation. The Author(s) 2012. Published by Oxford University Press.
CitationMagana-Mora A, Ashoor H, Jankovic BR, Kamau A, Awara K, et al. (2012) Dragon TIS Spotter: an Arabidopsis-derived predictor of translation initiation sites in plants. Bioinformatics 29: 117-118. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bts638.
PublisherOxford University Press (OUP)
PubMed Central IDPMC3530916
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