Designing hardware for protein sequence analysis

Alessandro Marongiu, Paolo Palazzari, Vittorio Rosato

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We present the architecture of PROSIDIS, a special purpose co-processor designed to search for the occurrence of substrings similar to a given 'template string' within a proteome. Actual tests show speed up figures ranging from 5 to 50 with respect to conventional general-purpose processors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1739 - 1740
Number of pages2
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2003
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computational Mathematics

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Marongiu, A., Palazzari, P., & Rosato, V. (2003). Designing hardware for protein sequence analysis. Bioinformatics, 19(14), 1739 - 1740.