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IGLOO: Integrating global and local biological network alignment

@article{Meng2016IGLOOIG,
  title={IGLOO: Integrating global and local biological network alignment},
  author={Lei Meng and Joseph Crawford and Aaron Striegel and Tijana Milenkovi{\'c}},
  journal={arXiv: Molecular Networks},
  year={2016}
}
Analogous to genomic sequence alignment, biological network alignment (NA) aims to find regions of similarities between molecular networks (rather than sequences) of different species. NA can be either local (LNA) or global (GNA). LNA aims to identify highly conserved common subnetworks, which are typically small, while GNA aims to identify large common subnetworks, which are typically suboptimally conserved. We recently showed that LNA and GNA yield complementary results: LNA has high… 

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