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IJBBB 2015 Vol.5(5): 288-295 ISSN: 2010-3638
doi: 10.17706/ijbbb.2015.5.5.288-295

Probabilistic Model for Purity Values of Bacterial Genome Sequences

Yuta Taniguchi, Ryuji Masui, Toshihiro Aoyama, Daisuke Ikeda
Abstract— In sequence analysis, quantifying characteristics of a genomic region is helpful to identify functions of the region, and many computational measures have been proposed. Purity measure is a computational measure, and its potential to characterize horizontally transferred genes has been shown in the literatures.

Index Terms—Sequence analysis, purity measure, generative model, k-mers, prediction .

Yuta Taniguchi is with the Shikoku Innovative and Collaborative Organization for Industry, Academia and Government, Tokushima University, Tokushima 770-8506, Japan. Ryuji Masui and Toshihiro Aoyama are with the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Suzuka National College of Technology, Mie 510-0294, Japan. Daisuke Ikeda is with the Department of Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan.

Cite: Yuta Taniguchi, Ryuji Masui, Toshihiro Aoyama, Daisuke Ikeda, "Probabilistic Model for Purity Values of Bacterial Genome Sequences," International Journal of Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 288-295, 2015.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3638
Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2015); Quarterly (Since 2016)
DOI: 10.17706/IJBBB
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ebtisam Heikal 
Abstracting/ Indexing: Electronic Journals Library, Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS), Engineering & Technology Digital Library, Google Scholar, and ProQuest.
E-mail: ijbbb@iap.org
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