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Promoter prediction

Part 4. Bioinformatics

4.2. Gene Finding and Gene Structure

Short Specialist Review

  1. Vladimir B. Bajic1,
  2. Thomas Werner2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001153X.g402301

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Bajic, V. B. and Werner, T. 2005. Promoter prediction. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 4:4.2:19.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

  2. 2

    Genomatix, Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2005

Abstract

We review current solutions for computer-based prediction of promoters. We comment on useful biological signals, implemented technology, end-user information, and achieved performances. Finally, we present a forecast of future trends in this field.

Keywords:

  • promoter;
  • transcription;
  • in silico methods;
  • prediction;
  • gene prediction;
  • gene annotation