version of PSORTb for Linux and Mac OSX is available for
the GNU General
Licence (GNU GPL). If you make use of the program in your
please cite one of the following, noting the version of the software:
- PSORTb v.3.0: N.Y. Yu, J.R. Wagner, M.R. Laird, G. Melli, S. Rey, R. Lo, P. Dao, S.C. Sahinalp, M. Ester, L.J. Foster, and F.S.L. Brinkman (2010) PSORTb 3.0: improved protein subcellular localization prediction with refined localization subcategories and predictive capabilities for all prokaryotes. Bioinformatics 26(13):1608-1615.
J.L. Gardy, M.R. Laird, F. Chen, S. Rey, C.J. Walsh, M. Ester,
F.S.L. Brinkman (2005) PSORTb v.2.0: expanded prediction of
protein subcellular localization and insights gained from
proteome analysis, Bioinformatics 21(5):617-623. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bti057
- PSORTb v.1.0: Jennifer L. Gardy, Cory Spencer, Ke Wang, Martin Ester, Gabor
Istvan Simon, Sujun Hua, Katalin deFays, Christophe Lambert,
Nakai and Fiona S.L. Brinkman (2003). PSORT-B: improving
localization prediction for Gram-negative bacteria, Nucleic Acids Research 31(13):3613-17.
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1. PSORTb module:
2. Required prerequisite modules:
These modules MUST be installed
PSORTb is installed.
You must also have
following components in place before PSORTb is
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Archives of previous versions of PSORTb can be found here.
Compatibility Notice: At this time, PSORTb will only function under Linux/x86,
and Mac OSX. If
is able to patch PSORTb to operate under an operating system
Linux, we would appreciate your description of the changes you
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