Question: how do I use Homer with custom regions?
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24 months ago by
lavanya.kannan0 wrote:

Hi,

I am interested in the common motifs in a set of genes that resulted from a DESeq2 analysis. I used the "findMotifs.pl" command of HOMER and got some motifs. Namely, I used findmotifs.pl genelist.txt mouse $outdir

Now, I am interested in annotating the motifs based on the location in which the motifs are located.

I ran the command annotatePeaks.pl tts mm10 -m $motif -list genelist.txt

The results of this is only motifs in the promoter region. How to I specify 3' or 5' in the above command. I am trying the -rna option instead of the tts option in the above command. This option did not give me any output. Should I try to change the -start and -end options in the findmotifs.pl command? If so, how far away either side of the tss should I go? The default options are -300 and 50 respectively.

Thanks

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ADD COMMENTlink written 24 months ago by lavanya.kannan0

Yes, are you sure that the findmotifs.pl command is even outputting the regions that you want to want to annotate? By default, annotatePeaks.pl should annotate 5' and 3' UTRs (if they exist in your input file).

ADD REPLYlink written 24 months ago by Kevin Blighe49k
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