Master Catalog Marries Physical Modeling with Evolutionary View of Functional Genomics | GenomeWeb

To predict the function of a gene or protein, according to EraGen co-founder Steve Benner, you’ve got to understand its history and go beyond the notion that homology implies equivalent functions. Benner said EraGen’s Master Catalog 2.0, which began shipping last week, does just this.

The Master Catalog clusters sequences by “relatedness,” providing a picture of how function is conserved or diverges in the context of the evolutionary tree.

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