Question: Transcription Factor And Corresponding Target Gene Resources
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Woa2.7k wrote:

Hello I'm looking for transcription factor resource that would give a list of transcription factors and their corresponding target gene(s).

The species I'm mostly interested in are Mouse and Rat.

I've found this database but there can be a better resource.


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ADD COMMENTlink modified 6.1 years ago by Charles Warden6.9k • written 6.1 years ago by Woa2.7k
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Charles Warden6.9k
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Charles Warden6.9k wrote:

In general, there are databases like TRANSFAC and JASPAR for transcription factor binding motifs, and various tools that utilize the matrices present in those databases.

I think this interface provides the functionaity that you are looking for:

More commonly, I tend to work with lists of differentially expressed genes, and I am looking for what motifs are enriched in a given gene list. GATHER is one good, open-source tool for doing this (although there certainly are others):

If you are interested in de novo prediction of enriched motifs, I would recommend SCOPE:

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