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

Marcos Oliveira de Carvalho operon at cbiot.ufrgs.br
Thu Oct 7 16:22:00 EDT 2004

Hi Sebastian,

Take look at http://www.esat.kuleuven.ac.be/~thijs/Work/MotifSampler.html


On Thu,  7 Oct 2004 16:08:06 -0400, Sebastian Kadener  
<skadener at brandeis.edu> 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

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