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MESSA: MEta-Server for protein Sequence Analysis

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biology, October 2012
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Title
MESSA: MEta-Server for protein Sequence Analysis
Published in
BMC Biology, October 2012
DOI 10.1186/1741-7007-10-82
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Authors

Qian Cong, Nick V Grishin

Abstract

Computational sequence analysis, that is, prediction of local sequence properties, homologs, spatial structure and function from the sequence of a protein, offers an efficient way to obtain needed information about proteins under study. Since reliable prediction is usually based on the consensus of many computer programs, meta-severs have been developed to fit such needs. Most meta-servers focus on one aspect of sequence analysis, while others incorporate more information, such as PredictProtein for local sequence feature predictions, SMART for domain architecture and sequence motif annotation, and GeneSilico for secondary and spatial structure prediction. However, as predictions of local sequence properties, three-dimensional structure and function are usually intertwined, it is beneficial to address them together.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 5 8%
United States 3 5%
Germany 1 2%
Unknown 51 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 22 37%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 23%
Student > Master 7 12%
Other 3 5%
Student > Postgraduate 3 5%
Other 8 13%
Unknown 3 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 26 43%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 22%
Computer Science 6 10%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 5%
Chemistry 2 3%
Other 6 10%
Unknown 4 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 October 2012.
All research outputs
#3,143,212
of 12,434,464 outputs
Outputs from BMC Biology
#683
of 1,118 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#30,000
of 128,341 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Biology
#7
of 10 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 1,118 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 18.1. This one is in the 37th percentile – i.e., 37% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
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