TFforge specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_33180
Name TFforge
Alternative name Transcription Factor forward genomics
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A library of Position Weight Matrices (PWMs) that represent the TF binding motifs, a phylogenetic tree, a set of CREs and their orthologous sequences in a set of species (fasta format) and a binary classification that assigns each species in the tree to either group A or group B.
Output data A list of TFs ranked by their P-value.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
License MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Bio, rpy2, Stubb, tree_doctor
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Michael Hiller

Publication for Transcription Factor forward genomics

TFforge institution(s)
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany; Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany; Center for Systems Biology Dresden, Germany
TFforge funding source(s)
Supported by Max Planck Society; ELBE PhD Project Funding.

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