hmmlogo man page

hmmlogo — given an HMM, produce data required to build an HMM logo

Synopsis

hmmlogo [options] <hmmfile>

Description

hmmlogo computes letter height and indel parameters that can be used to produce a profile HMM logo. This tool is essentially a command-line interface for much of the data underlying the Skylign logo server (skylign.org).

By default, hmmlogo prints out a table of per-position letter heights (dependent on the requested height method), then prints a table of per-position gap probabilities.

In a typical logo, the total height of a stack of letters for one position depends on the information content of the position, and that stack height is subdivided according to the emission probabilities of the letters of the alphabet.

Options

-h
Help; print a brief reminder of command line usage and all available options.
--height_relent_all
Total height = relative entropy (aka information content); all letters are given a positive height. (default)
--height_relent_abovebg
Total height = relative entropy (aka information content); only letters with above-background probability are given positive height.
--height_score
Total height = sums of scores of positive-scoring letters; letter height depends on the score of that letter at that position. Only letters with above-background probability (positive score) are given positive height. (Note that only letter height is meaningful - stack height has no inherent meaning).
--no_indel
Don't print out the indel probability table.

See Also

See hmmer(1) for a master man page with a list of all the individual man pages for programs in the HMMER package.

For complete documentation, see the user guide that came with your HMMER distribution (Userguide.pdf); or see the HMMER web page ().

Author

Eddy/Rivas Laboratory
Janelia Farm Research Campus
19700 Helix Drive
Ashburn VA 20147 USA
http://eddylab.org

Info

February 2015 HMMER 3.1b2 HMMER Manual