RAGB pipeline

RAGB specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_22436
Alternative names Reference-Anchored Gene Blocks, RAGB Monitor
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data The gene sequence of a reference DNA element, and a set of target genome sequences.
Input format GBK,CSV
Output format CSV
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Michal Ziv-Ukelson <>
  • person_outline Arnon Benshahar <>
  • person_outline Danny Hermelin <>

Publication for Reference-Anchored Gene Blocks

RAGB citation

PMCID: 4063745

[…] bootstrapping with 1000 replicates. for tree construction, versteria mustelae was used as an outgroup because it is a sister to all members of the genus echinococcus [50]., recombinant antigen b8/1 (ragb) produced from e. multilocularis (remagb) was applied for elisa and immunoblot tests as reported previously [36]. several specimens with optical density (od) values around the cut-off […]

RAGB institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel; National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel; Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
RAGB funding source(s)
Supported by the People Programme (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007–2013) under REA grant agreement number 631163.11, and by the Israel Science Foundation (grant No. 551145/); by the Israel Science Foundation (grant No. 179/14.) and by the Frankel Center for Computer Science at Ben Gurion University.

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