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Unique identifier OMICS_24008
Name Target Explorer
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Sets of DNA sequences of various lengths believed to contain binding sites.
Computer skills Basic
Maintained No


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PMCID: 2903704
PMID: 20559623
DOI: 10.1007/s00203-010-0596-2

[…] region of the regulatory modules of lambdoid bacteriophages infecting escherichia coli using the positional weight matrix approach with two tools: target explorer (; (sosinsky et al. ) and matinspector ( (cartharius et al. ). the weight matrices were constructed using the alignment of 16 oxyr binding sites identified […]

PMCID: 1796902
PMID: 17241466
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-8-19

[…] in addition to these methods, a number of recent algorithms have used conservation to try to predict cis-regulatory modules [-]. algorithms designed specifically for scanning include cismodscan [], target explorer [] and modulescanner []. we will discuss these algorithms further when comparing their performance to our method., the original work by wasserman and fickett [] took into account […]

Target Explorer in publications

PMCID: 5855356
PMID: 29415471
DOI: 10.3390/s18020479

[…] agency (csa), the university of toronto institute for aerospace studies (utias), the foundation for polish science & technology (fnitp mnisw), and national science centre (ncn)., the brightest target explorer (brite) is the pioneering nanosatellite mission dedicated for photometric observations of the brightest stars in the sky. the brite charge coupled device (ccd) sensors are poorly […]

PMCID: 5516006
PMID: 28720782
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-06420-8

[…] mirtarbase (, (, diana tools-mirpath (, ingenuity target explorer ( and ingenuity pathway analysis (ipa, ingenuity systems, qiagen, hilden, germany). mir2disease database ( was used […]

PMCID: 4788152
PMID: 26967897
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151225

[…] with reference to relevant mrna changes from a transcriptomic profile of arsenate exposure we previously obtained using the same exposure conditions []. the network structure was modified from ipa target explorer (, the observation of arsenic-induced glycogenolysis and glycolysis intermediates with concurrent increase in pyruvate […]

PMCID: 4705039
PMID: 26767193
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500654

[…] the intrinsic brightness variations are typically much smaller than the photon noise) or on most of the targets from missions such as microvariability and oscillations of stars (most) () and bright target explorer (brite) (), where it is more difficult to separate the contribution of photon noise from those of other sources of instrumental noise., here, we present a method to determine surface […]

PMCID: 4652205
PMID: 26581248
DOI: 10.1038/srep17024

[…] the positive transformants were sequenced and further analyzed with dnaman. the tf binding site was predicted using an online database regprecise ( and target explorer (, in order to further investigate the role of ccpa in the regulation of pyk expression, l. bulgaricus cauh1 was respectively grown in mrss (mrs broth […]

Target Explorer institution(s)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD, USA
Target Explorer funding source(s)
Supported by NSF grant #DBI-9904841 and by an NIH grant.

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