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What is PsortB ?

PsortB is an open-source tool for protein sub-cellular localization prediction in bacteria.

More: http://www.psort.org/

Reference: Gardy JL et al (2005) PSORTb v.2.0: expanded prediction of bacterial protein subcellular localization and insights gained from comparative proteome analysis. Bioinformatics. Mar1;21(5):617-23. Epub 2004 Oct 22.

How to read PsortB results ?

  • The first column indicates the Localization predicted by PsortB.
  • The second column gives the score. The score typically varies between 2 and 10.
  • The third column indicates which option has been used for the genome: Gram positive (+) or Gram negative(-) bacteria.