A method to identify over‐represented oligonucleotides in the promoters of a same protein family or a group of functionally related genes with the TRANSFAC matrices. These oligonucleotides are putative cis‐elements that may perform important regulatory roles in the transcription of at least part of the investigated sequences.
Institute of Bioinformatics, State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane and Membrane Biotechnology, MOE Key Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
OTFBS funding source(s)
This work was funded by the National Natural Science Grant in China (no. 19947006) and the National Key Foundation Research Grant in China (863).