DASH specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_29399
Alternative name Domain Analysis of Symbionts and Hosts
Software type Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Output data The domain coverage, and the fraction of the length of the domain model matched.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Mileidy Gonzalez

Publication for Domain Analysis of Symbionts and Hosts

DASH citation


Domain analysis of symbionts and hosts (DASH) in a genome wide survey of pathogenic human viruses

BMC Res Notes
PMCID: 3672079
PMID: 23706066
DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-209

[…] also examines similarities between the human genome and the genomes of forty-one viruses of the order Mononegavirales. The functional comparisons are made with a bioinformatics pipeline that we call Domain Analysis of Symbionts and Hosts (DASH).HHV-8 is the causative agent of Kaposi‚Äôs sarcoma, the most common AIDS-associated cancer [], and it has also been associated with primary effusion lymphom […]

DASH institution(s)
National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD, USA

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