Delila Program: rf

rf program

Documentation for the rf program is below, with links to related programs in the "see also" section.

{version = 1.08; (* of rf.p 2000 June 13}

(* begin module describe.rf *)
   rf: calculate Rfrequency

   rf(input: in, output: out)

   input: interactive input from the user
   output: messages to the user

   calculate Rfrequency as

   Rf = - log (number of binding sites / genome size)

   where the log is to the base 2, giving the result in bits.

   Schneider, T.D., G.D. Stormo, L. Gold and A. Ehrenfeucht (1986)
   The information content of binding sites on nucleotide sequences.
   J. Mol. Biol. 188: 415-431.

   thomas d. schneider

   The program depends on interactive procedures on a particular computer
   and so may need to be modified on transportation.

(* end module describe.rf *)
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