SNAP predicts effect of mutations on protein function

Yana Bromberg, Guy Yachdav, Burkhard Rost
2008 Computer applications in the biosciences : CABIOS  
Many non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms (nsSNPs) in humans are suspected to impact protein function. Here, we present a publicly available server implementation of the method SNAP (screening for non-acceptable polymorphisms) that predicts the functional effects of single amino acid substitutions. SNAP identifies over 80% of the non-neutral mutations at 77% accuracy and over 76% of the neutral mutations at 80% accuracy at its default threshold. Each prediction is associated with a
more » ... iability index that correlates with accuracy and thereby enables experimentalists to zoom into the most promising predictions. Availability: Web-server:; downloadable program available upon request.
doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btn435 pmid:18757876 pmcid:PMC2562009 fatcat:pwowtimxrjgeleyukzydsoouyq