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Exon: A Web-Based Software Toolkit for DNA Sequence Analysis

  • Diogo Pratas
  • Armando J. Pinho
  • Sara P. Garcia
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 154)

Abstract

Recent advances in DNA sequencing methodologies have caused an exponential growth of publicly available genomic sequence data. By consequence, many computational biologists have intensified studies in order to understand the content of these sequences and, in some cases, to search for association to disease. However, the lack of public available tools is an issue, specially when related to efficiency and usability. In this paper, we present Exon, a user-friendly solution containing tools for online analysis of DNA sequences through compression based profiles.

Keywords

web-based software toolkit DNA sequence analysis DNA compression 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diogo Pratas
    • 1
  • Armando J. Pinho
    • 1
  • Sara P. Garcia
    • 1
  1. 1.Signal Processing Lab, IEETA / DETIUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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