Category: "Bioinformatics"

Gerp score

October 9th, 2008
GERP (Genomic Evolutionary Rate Profiling) "GERP identifies constrained elements in multiple alignments by quantifying substitution deficits. These deficits represent substitutions that would have occurred if the element were neutral DNA, but did not… more »

xargs command

April 16th, 2008
xargs is a Unix command useful for command-line processing with large numbers of arguments and setting up other commands from piped output/input. Some of the options: -n# - Execute command once for every # argument. For example, -n2 bundles arg… more »

ASCII character codes

February 29th, 2008
codes useful when you need to escape specific ASCII characters: Char Octal Dec Hex Description SP 40 32 20 Space ! 41 33 21 Exclamation mark " 42 34 22 Quotation mark (" in HTML) # 43 35 23 Cross hatch (number sign) $ 44 36 24 Dollar… more »

EnsEMBL db Installation

January 14th, 2008
A few notes about setting up a local EnsEMBL system (database and API) more »

Amino Acids / Aminosäuren (German)

Januar 8th, 2008
Aminosäuren sind organischer Verbindungen mit mindestens einer Carboxygruppe (–COOH) und einer Aminogruppe (–NH2), die eine essentielle Rolle für das Leben auf der Erde spielen. Sie sind die Bausteine der Proteine (Eiweisse), die die Körper aufbauen und an fast allen biochemischen Vorgängen im Körper beteiligt. mehr »