SLiMScape 3.x: a Cytoscape 3 app for discovery of Short Linear Motifs in protein interaction networks

  title={SLiMScape 3.x: a Cytoscape 3 app for discovery of Short Linear Motifs in protein interaction networks},
  author={Emily Olorin and Kevin T. O'Brien and Nicol{\'a}s Palopoli and {\AA}sa P{\'e}rez-Bercoff and Denis C. Shields and Richard J. Edwards},
Short linear motifs (SLiMs) are small protein sequence patterns that mediate a large number of critical protein-protein interactions, involved in processes such as complex formation, signal transduction, localisation and stabilisation. SLiMs show rapid evolutionary dynamics and are frequently the targets of molecular mimicry by pathogens. Identifying enriched sequence patterns due to convergent evolution in non-homologous proteins has proven to be a successful strategy for computational SLiM… 

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