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Quantifying Specificity of GO Terms

Alan Ruttenberg alanruttenberg at
Tue Apr 17 17:17:01 PDT 2007

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On Apr 17, 2007, at 3:35 PM, Tobias Sayre wrote:

> Dear GO Friends,
> I am working on a project that involves curation of protein data  
> that includes GO terms, and it would be very helpful if I had some  
> numerical quantification of the specificity of each term.  It is  
> possible to manually examine each term to determine this  
> specificity, but because there is a large amount of data, I would  
> like to automate the process.  I understand that there is no  
> reliable way to do this simply using the level in the DAG  
> hierarchy, but I am wondering if any of you might have a work-around.
> Thanks,
> Tobias Sayre

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