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Fast Motif FMotif

A heuristic method to extract motifs from sequences. FMotif is an algorithm able to find motif in synthetic samples without being given the length of a predicted motif. It can identify these motifs and their binding locations in widely-used large-scale ChIP-seq and Chip-exo data sets.

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School of Computer and Information Technology & Beijing Key Lab of Traffic Data Analysis, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China; Department of Bioengineering/ Bioinformatics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA; Center for Healthcare Studies, Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA; Division of Health and Biomedical Informatics, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA; Shanghai Institute of Medical Genetics, Shanghai Children’s Hospital, Shanghai JiaoTong University, Shanghai, China

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This work was supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (grant n°60905029, 61105055, 61105056, 81230086, and 31071167), the Beijing Natural Science Foundation (grant n°4112046) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities.

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