ProPhylo specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11729
Name ProPhylo
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data ProPhylo requires two databases: the cross-genome all vs. all BLAST search results (or a slice of this data set for at least one target genome), and the NCBI taxonomy database.
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Perl
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 3549994
PMID: 23349899
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054471

[…] characterization of proteins, e.g. predicting protein-protein interactions and functional relationships such as in the prolinks and string servers –. additionally, very recently a software package, prophylo, has been released designed to perform phylogenetic profiling studies . prophylo addresses the major issue in such studies, that is reliably achieving granularities in similarity matrix […]

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ProPhylo institution(s)
J Craig Venter Institute, Chinakville, MD, USA
ProPhylo funding source(s)
This work was supported by NIH grant R01 HGO04881.

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