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A New Nucleotide-composition Based Fingerprint of SARS-CoV with Visualization Analysis

[ Vol. 1 , Issue. 1 ]


Meng Wang, Jin-Song Yao, Zhen-De Huang, Zhi-Jie Xu, Guo-Ping Liu, Hai-Yong Zhao, Xue-Yong Wang, Jie Yang, Yi-Sheng Zhu and Kuo-Chen Chou   Pages 39 - 47 ( 9 )


It has been observed by conducting an extensive analysis of the two-dimensional cellular automata images of known SARS-CoV genome sequences that the V-shaped cross-lines only exist in some special locations, and hence can be used as a fingerprint to identify the SARS sequences. Such a discovery can be used to rapidly and reliably diagnose SARS coronavirus for both basic research in laboratories and practical application in clinics.


cellular automata images, sars, rna genomic, visualization analysis, v-shaped cross-line pattern, parallel slash-line pattern


Institute of Image Processing&Pattern Recognition, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200030,China or Gordon Life Science Institute, 13784 Torrey Del Mar Drive, San Diego, CA 92130, USA.

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