The name of the database (file name) that contains the motif.

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A name for the motif that is unique in the motif database file.

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An alternate name of the motif that may be provided in the motif database file.

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For statistical test methods, splitting the sorted input sequences into two partitions at this rank gives the optimal *p*-value.
Sequences at and above this rank were treated as "positives", and sequences with larger rank
were treated as "negatives" when applying the statistical test that gives the optimal *p*-value.
For `linreg`

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the minimum mean squared error.

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The (optimal) enrichment *p*-value of the motif according to the statistical test.

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The adjusted (optimal) enrichment *p*-value of the motif according to the statistical test.
This is the best *p*-value for the motif, adjusted for multiple tests using a Bonferroni
correction. The number of multiple tests is given at the start of this section. If the
*p*-value is *p* and the number of multiple tests is *n*, then the adjusted
*p*-value is 1 - (1-*p*)***n*.

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The value of Spearman's rank correlation coefficient (ρ). It varies between -1 and +1. Low values of ρ indicate high correlation between the ranks of sequences sorted by motif scores (decreasing) or FASTA scores (increasing). So, assuming small FASTA scores are "good", a low value of ρ indicates that a motif is enriched in the "good" sequences.

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The value of the mean squared error of the linear regression of X vs Y.

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The slope of the regression line: Y = mX + b.

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The Y-intercept of the regression line: Y = mX + b.

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For further information on how to interpret these results or to get a copy of the MEME software please access http://meme-suite.org.

If you use AME in your research, please cite the following paper:

Robert McLeay and Timothy L. Bailey,
"Motif Enrichment Analysis: A unified framework and method evaluation",
*BMC Bioinformatics*, **11**:165, 2010, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-165.
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Logo | Database | ID | Name | Split | p-value |
Adjusted p-value |
Spearman's Rank CC (ρ) | Mean squared error | m | b |
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Primary Sequences | Number |
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Database | Source | Motif Count |
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