This Week in PLOS

Researchers at the University of Michigan present in PLOS One this week new software to analyze aptamer-free SELEX-seq data, which they have dubbed TFAST. "TFAST is designed with a simple graphical interface so that it can be installed and executed without extensive expertise in bioinformatics," the team writes, adding that it "completes analysis within minutes on most personal computers."

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