GUIDANCE citing and credits

When citing the GUIDANCE server please refer to:
Penn, O., Privman, E., Ashkenazy, H., Landan, G., Graur, D. and Pupko, T. (2010).
GUIDANCE: a web server for assessing alignment confidence scores.
Nucleic Acids Research, 2010 Jul 1; 38 (Web Server issue):W23-W28; doi: 10.1093/nar/gkq443 [ABS] [PDF]

  • When using the GUIDANCE algorithm please cite:
    Penn, O., Privman, E., Landan, G., Graur, D. and Pupko, T. (2010).
    An alignment confidence score capturing robustness to guide-tree uncertainty.
    Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2010 Aug;27(8):1759-67; doi:10.1093/molbev/msq066 [ABS] [PDF]

  • When using the HoT algorithm please cite:
    Landan, G., and D. Graur. (2008).
    Local reliability measures from sets of co-optimal multiple sequence alignments.
    Pac Symp Biocomput 13:15-24 [ABS] [PDF]

Osnat Penn, Eyal Privman and Tal Pupko developed the GUIDANCE algorithm.
Giddy Landan and Dan Graur developed the HoT algorithm.
Haim Ashkenazy developed the web-server.

We thank Prof. Barry Hall and the referees and editors of Nucleic Acid Research and Molecular Biology and Evolution for their insightful comments and suggestions, which contributed much to the usefulness and friendliness of GUIDANCE.

Development of GUIDANCE was supported by Israel Science Foundation grant no. 878/09 to Tal Pupko and US National Library of Medicine grant no. LM010009-01 to Dan Graur and Giddy Landan.
Osnat Penn was supported by the Converging Technologies Program.
Eyal Privman and Haim Ashkenazy supported by the Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics