PipTools specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_21245
Name PipTools
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Windows
Programming languages Perl
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Laura Elnitski

Publication for PipTools

PipTools citation


A Dual Origin of the Xist Gene from a Protein Coding Gene and a Set of Transposable Elements

PLoS One
PMCID: 2430539
PMID: 18575625
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002521
call_split See protocol

[…] index.html). CpG islands of at least 200 bp and with a GC percentage exceeding 50% and with an observed/expected CpG ratio that is greater than 60 bp were detected using the FIND-CPG program from the PipTools . To test the statistical significance of the obtained alignments the standard PRSS program from the FASTA software package was used (). As E-value and z-score estimated by the WUBLAST, FASTA […]

PipTools institution(s)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Rockville, MD, USA; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rockville, MD, USA; Celera Genomics, Rockville, MD, USA; Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
PipTools funding source(s)
Supported by NHGRI Grants HG02238 and HG02325 and NIDDK Grant DK27635.

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