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HitKeeper specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_14903
Name HitKeeper
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages Perl, Shell (Bash)
Database management system MySQL
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Marco Pagni <>

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PMCID: 3004796
PMID: 21188143
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015152

[…] in and to dictyostelium discoideum proteome, using the blastp program with default parameter values and a bit-score threshold of 45. this yielded 638’304 pairwise alignments that were stored in hitkeeper , our relational database management system dedicated to sequence analysis. for every fungal proteome, the collection of the “kegg orthologs” (ko) were also stored in hitkeeper, […]

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HitKeeper institution(s)
Nestlé Research Center, Department of BioAnalytical Science, Lausanne, Switzerland; EPFL Database Laboratory, Lausanne, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Vital-IT group, Lausanne, Switzerland
HitKeeper funding source(s)
Supported by the EMBRACE project, funded by the European Commission within its FP6 Programme, under the thematic area "Life sciences, genomics and biotechnology for health", contract number LHSG-CT-2004-512092.

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