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A signature is defined as a sequence that is capable of discriminating a group of sequences of interest from a background group of sequences. Signatures may reside in genic or intergenic regions and may correspond to genomic islands, phage regions or entire operons.
(Marinier et al., 2017) Neptune: a bioinformatics tool for rapid discovery of genomic variation in bacterial populations. Nucleic Acids Res.