Recent Patents in Bioinformatics, Dec. 2006 — Jan. 2007 | GenomeWeb
US Patent 7,164,991. Specific identifiers of amino-acid base sequences. Inventors: Tetsuro Toyoda, Akiko Itai. Assignee: Institute of Medicinal Molecular Design (Japan).
Protects a method for assigning specific identifiers to amino-acid sequences and base sequences by generating specific identifiers from data “representing connection order of residues in the sequences by using a conversion function, such as collision intractable hash function or universal one-way hash function,” according to the patent abstract.

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