BEST specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12959
Alternative name Binding-site Estimation Suite of Tools
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data DNA sequences
Input format FASTA
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++
Computer skills Medium
Version 1.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Jun Liu

Publication for Binding-site Estimation Suite of Tools

BEST citation


Internet Resources for Gene Expression Analysis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Curr Genomics
PMCID: 2691667
PMID: 19506727
DOI: 10.2174/138920208785699535

[…] web tool to discover over-represented sequence motifs in regulatory regions from sets of A. thaliana genes. The tools available online may also be downloaded and implemented locally. For example the Binding-site Estimation Suite of Tools (BEST) includes four commonly used motif-finding programs: AlignACE, BioProspector, CONSENSUS and MEME and the optimization program BioOptimizer [].Since these p […]

BEST institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA; Department of Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Department of Statistics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
BEST funding source(s)
This project was supported by the NIH Grant R01-HG02518-01 and the NSF grant DMS-0244638.

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