[BiO BB] Finding common TF binding sites in promoter regions of different insect species

Harry Mangalam hjm at tacgi.com
Thu Oct 7 16:21:42 EDT 2004

see: Nature. 2004 Sep 2;431(7004):99-104.


and refs therein.


On Thursday 07 October 2004 1:08 pm, Sebastian Kadener wrote:
> Dear list members,
> I am trying to find TF binding sites (not ones that are currently
> known and in databases) in the promoter regions of at least four
> species of insects (the 3 sequenced drosophila and anopheles).  I
> have used meme for this already but the results that I got weren't
> so good.
> I was thinking of performing some kind of multiple local alignment
> to find regulatory elements among the promoters but I wasn't sure
> how to go about doing this.
> If anyone has any suggestions on how to find TF binding sites in
> promoters, I would be very interested in hearing them.  Thank you
> in advance.
> Sebastian

Cheers, Harry
Harry J Mangalam - 949 856 2847 (vox; email for fax) - hjm at tacgi.com 
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