RSAT - convert-matrix

Convert different types of position-specific scoring matrices (PSSM), and calculate statistical parameters.

Matrix (or matrices)        Format 

Or select a file to upload

Or Dynamic selection of motifs from the available collections
(select the collection and a dropdown menu will appear to select motifs)

View matrix descriptions & download full collections


DBTBS (Bacillus Subtilis) - [88 motifs] (2015-11) - [local copy]
RegulonDB prokaryotes - [93 motifs] (2015_08) - [local copy]


RSAT non-redundant insects+plants+vertebrates - [2889 motifs] (2017) - [local copy]
footprintDB all - [11066 motifs] (2018-06) - [local copy]
JASPAR core nonredundant all - [1404 motifs] (2018) - [local copy]
JASPAR core redundant all - [1564 motifs] (2018) - [local copy]

RNA binding

ATtRACT - [1322 motifs] (2017) - [local copy]
CISBP-RNA - [11897 motifs] (2017) - [local copy]
RBPDB - [71 motifs] (2017) - [local copy]

Pseudo-counts distributed in an equiprobable waydistributed proportionally to residues priors

Background model estimation method


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      Sequence type  

    Estimate from input matrix

Note: Only Bernoulli models are supported. Higher-order Markov models are converted into Markov 0 (Bernoulli).

Output format 

Output fields 
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score decimals
Compute reverse complement
Multiply counts (convert frequency matrices into count matrices)
Insert columns           Left side          Right side

Permutations For random controls. Note: this option only returns 'counts'.