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Prediction of intronic splicing branchpoints

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

Predicts branchpoint probability for sites in intronic branchpoint windows. Queries can be supplied as intronic regions; or to evaluate the effects of mutations, SNPs.

Author: Beth Signal

Maintainer: Beth Signal <b.signal at>

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biocViews GenomeAnnotation, GenomicVariation, MotifAnnotation, Software
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