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A tale of two symmetrical tails: Structural and functional characteristics of palindromes in proteins

Armita Sheari1, Mehdi Kargar2, Ali Katanforoush3, Shahriar Arab3, Mehdi Sadeghi14, Hamid Pezeshk15, Changiz Eslahchi16 and Sayed-Amir Marashi178*

Author Affiliations

1 Bioinformatics Group, School of Computer Science, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), Tehran, Iran

2 Computer Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Bioinformatics, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

4 National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran-Karaj Highway, Tehran, Iran

5 Center of Excellence in Biomathematics, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

6 Faculty of Mathematics, Shahid-Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

7 IMPRS-CBSC, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Ihnestr. 63-73, Berlin, Germany

8 DFG-Research Center Matheon, FB Mathematik und Informatik, Freie Universität Berlin, Arnimallee 6, D-14195 Berlin, Germany

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BMC Bioinformatics 2008, 9:274  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-9-274

Published: 11 June 2008

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Conserved Blocks that overlap with palindromes in proteins.

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