Scoring protein sequence conservation using the Jensen-Shannon divergence
This webpage contains a web form, source code, and data supporting the paper:
Please cite the paper if you use any of resources below.
Capra JA and Singh M. Predicting functionally important residues from sequence conservation. Bioinformatics, 23(15):1875-82, 2007. [Bioinformatics]
- Web form - score alignments now
Score submitted alignments using the conservation methods discussed in the paper.
- Source code - conservation_code.tar.gz (23K)
This archive contains python code for the scoring methods described in the paper. The program accepts FASTA and CLUSTAL alignments as input. The README and comments in score_conservation.py provide details and usage examples. The program is free and licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL); see the official GNU website for more information.
- Data - conservation_data.tar.gz (60MB)
This archive contains the alignments, clusterings, and other data used in the paper.