Recent Patents in Bioinformatics, December 2010 — January 2011
US Patent 7,881,874. Method and system for comparative genomics. Inventors: Gad Landau, Laxmi Priya Parida, Oren Weimann. Assignee: International Business Machines
The patent describes a method to represent the similarity between at least two genomes that includes detecting common gene clusters and representing them in a PQ tree.