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UTRBLAST specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_24952
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A sequence.
Input format FASTA
Programming languages Perl
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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Publications for UTRBLAST

UTRBLAST in publications

PMCID: 5363706
PMID: 28272408
DOI: 10.1038/srep43830

[…] utrscan server (http://itbtools.ba.itb.cnr.it/utrscan) is a pattern match identifier that finds the utr pattern motif match from the protein or nucleotide sequences from the utrsite databases using utrblast function. the polymirts (polymorphism in microrna and their target sites) database (http://compbio.uthsc.edu/mirsnp/) contains comprehensive data of all the nucleotide variations occurring […]

PMCID: 4768994
PMID: 26847000
DOI: 10.3892/mmr.2016.4839

[…] transcription factors confer regulation in several pathways in mammalian cells. the sequence replaced was aligned to a known 5′-utr, based on the blast database (http://www.ba.itb.cnr.it/big/blast/utrblast.cgi). notably, 16 bp af the sequence were identical to the 5′-utr of the mrna of arabidopsis thaliana and oryza sativa of the japonica group (). thus, the identified site was more likely […]

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UTRBLAST institution(s)
Istituto Tecnologie Biomediche del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Bari, Italy; Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare ‘E. Quagliariello’, Universita di Bari, Bari, Italy; Dipartimento di Chimica Strutturale e Stereochimica Inorganica, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy; Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy; Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
UTRBLAST funding source(s)
Supported by Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Universita e della Ricerca, Italy: Fondo Italiano Ricerca di Base, Italy: ‘Laboratorio Internazionale di Bioinformatica’ (LIBI); Laboratorio di Bioinformatica per la Biodiversita Molecolare (MBLAB).

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