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FastaHerder specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_23516
Name FastaHerder
Alternative name Fasta Herder
Software type Application/Script
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A protein sequence.
Input format FASTA
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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Publications for FastaHerder

FastaHerder in pipeline

PMCID: 5268486
PMID: 28125688
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170801

[…] number of amino acids and the numerator the minimum number of glutamines found in it (e.g. 8/10 means a threshold of at least eight glutamines per ten amino acids)., the dataset was obtained using fastaherder2 mode 4 [] to look for clusters of similar protein sequences of comparable length containing at least one protein with polyq (in fastaherder2 defined as 8/10) and at least one protein […]

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FastaHerder institution(s)
Faculty of Biology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz, Germany
FastaHerder funding source(s)
Supported by the Center for Computational Sciences Mainz (Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany).

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