SWAKK

SWAKK: a web server for detecting positive selection in proteins using a sliding window substitution rate analysis. We present a bioinformatic web server (SWAKK) for detecting amino acid sites or regions of a protein under positive selection. It estimates the ratio of non-synonymous to synonymous substitution rates (K(A)/K(S)) between a pair of protein-coding DNA sequences, by sliding a 3D window, or sphere, across one reference structure. The program displays the results on the 3D protein structure. In addition, for comparison or when a reference structure is unavailable, the server can also perform a sliding window analysis on the primary sequence. The SWAKK web server is available at http://oxytricha.princeton.edu/SWAKK/.

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  1. Ghosh, Samiran; Townsend, Jeffrey P.: H-CLAP: hierarchical clustering within a linear array with an application in genetics (2015)
  2. Liang, Han; Zhou, Weihua; Landweber, Laura F.: SWAKK: a web server for detecting positive selection in proteins using a sliding window substitution rate analysis. (2006) ioport