PositionSpecific Scoring Matrices
"PositionSpecific Scoring Matrices" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Tabular numerical representations of sequence motifs displaying their variability as likelihood values for each possible residue at each position in a sequence. Positionspecific scoring matrices (PSSMs) are calculated from position frequency matrices.
Descriptor ID 
D056510

MeSH Number(s) 
E05.318.740.600.650 E05.393.760.670 G02.111.570.580.175.500

Concept/Terms 
PositionSpecific Scoring Matrices PositionSpecific Scoring Matrices
 Matrices, PositionSpecific Scoring
 Position Specific Scoring Matrices
 Scoring Matrices, PositionSpecific
 PositionSpecific Weight Matrix
 Matrix, PositionSpecific Weight
 Position Specific Weight Matrix
 Weight Matrix, PositionSpecific
 PositionSpecific Scoring Matrix
 Matrix, PositionSpecific Scoring
 Position Specific Scoring Matrix
 Scoring Matrix, PositionSpecific
 PositionSpecific Weight Matrices
 Matrices, PositionSpecific Weight
 Position Specific Weight Matrices
 Weight Matrices, PositionSpecific
 Position Weight Matrices
 Matrices, Position Weight
 Weight Matrices, Position
 Position Weight Matrix
 Matrix, Position Weight
 Weight Matrix, Position
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 Logo, Sequence
 Logos, Sequence
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Below are the most recent publications written about "PositionSpecific Scoring Matrices" by people in Profiles.

Yang X, Vasudevan P, Parekh V, Penev A, Cunningham JM. Bridging cancer biology with the clinic: relative expression of a GRHL2mediated geneset pair predicts breast cancer metastasis. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e56195.

Fordyce PM, Pincus D, Kimmig P, Nelson CS, ElSamad H, Walter P, DeRisi JL. Basic leucine zipper transcription factor Hac1 binds DNA in two distinct modes as revealed by microfluidic analyses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 06; 109(45):E308493.

PiqueRegi R, Degner JF, Pai AA, Gaffney DJ, Gilad Y, Pritchard JK. Accurate inference of transcription factor binding from DNA sequence and chromatin accessibility data. Genome Res. 2011 Mar; 21(3):44755.

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