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Human Genome News, July-September 1996; 8(1)

Tool for Analyzing Multigene Families

FINEX, developed by Stephan Beck and colleagues at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London, is a novel tool for identifying and analyzing multigene families, even in the absence of significant sequence similarity. FINEX compares strings of exons delimited by intron-exon boundary phases against a database of fingerprints (J. Mol. Biol. 249, 342 59, 1995). FINEX access: - e-mail (finex@biu.icnet.uk with help in the message body).

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