Although synonymous mutations do not alter the encoded amino acids, they may affect protein function by interfering with the regulation of RNA splicing or altering transcript splicing. Advances in next-generation sequencing technologies have put the exploration of synonymous mutations at the forefront of precision medicine, some tools have been specifically designed for predicting the deleterious synonymous mutations.
In this work, we present a computational model, usDSM, using random forest to detect the deleterious synonymous mutation. The results on the test datasets indicate that we can achieve superior performance in comparison with other state-of-the-art machine learning classifiers.
usDSM supports prediction of synonymous mutations in the GRCh37/hg19 assembly of the human genome.
Insert the list of synonymous mutations using the tab separated values format chr, pos, id, ref, alt (maximum 10,000 mutations for 5 columns) Example
usDSM, the pre-computed score is available on here.
usDSM, the training and test datasets are available on here.
You can view the tutorial on here.
Xi Tang, Tao Zhang, Na Chen, Huadong Wang, Chun-Hou Zheng, Junfeng Xia, Tiejun Zhang, usDSM：A Novel Method for Deleterious Synonymous Mutation Prediction using Undersampling Scheme, 20xx, doi:xx.
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