WWW SIGNAL SCAN Databases at this site

The databases used by SIGNAL SCAN are derived from David Ghosh's Transcription Factor Database (TFD), Edgar Wingenders TRANSFAC database and Qing Chen's IMD Matrix Database. The TFD database is Version 7.4 dated January 9, 1995. The TRANSFAC database is Version 2.5 dated December 1995. The IMD database is distributed with SIGNAL SCAN 4.05. The contact for information pertaining to the IMD database is Dr. Qing Chen (chenq@beagle.colorado.edu).

For additonal information or to check on the current copy of the TFD ftp to ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, use "anonymous" for the user name and your email address for the password. You will find the file used by SIGNAL SCAN in the repository/TFD/tfd.ascii directory.

TRANSFAC is a database on eukaryotic cis-acting regulatory DNA elements and trans-acting factors. It covers the whole range from yeast to human. For additional information or to check on the current copy of the TRANSFAC ftp to FTP.GBF-Braunschweig.DE, use "anonymous" for the user name and your email address for the password. You will find the file (transfac_2.5.tar.Z) used by SIGNAL SCAN in the /pub/transfac/ascii/Unix directory.

The contact for information pertaining to the IMD database is Dr. Qing Chen (chenq@beagle.colorado.edu).

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