M. Liberto

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We have characterized a new member of the mammalian PAK family of serine/threonine kinases, PAK5, which is a novel target of the Rho GTPases Cdc42 and Rac. The kinase domain and GTPase-binding domain (GBD) of PAK5 are most closely related in sequence to those of mammalian PAK4. Outside of these domains, however, PAK5 is completely different in sequence from(More)
In this paper we consider the problem of extracting information from the upstream untranslated regions of genes to make predictions about their transcriptional regulation. We present a method for classifying genes based on motif-based hidden Markov models (HMMs) of their promoter regions. Sequence motifs discovered in yeast promoters are used to construct(More)
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