Citing Zebra


If you find the Zebra+Mustguseal tool or its results useful please cite:


D. Suplatov, Y. Sharapova, E. Geraseva, V. Švedas (2020) Zebra2: advanced and easy-to-use web-server for bioinformatic analysis of subfamily-specific and conserved positions in diverse protein superfamilies. Nucleic Acids Res., 48 (W1), W65–W71. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkaa276


Suplatov D.A., Kopylov K.E., Popova N.N., Voevodin V.V., Švedas V.K. (2018) Mustguseal: a Server for Multiple Structure-Guided Sequence Alignment of Protein Families. Bioinformatics, 34(9), 1583-1585. DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btx831.


Please also cite the work of third-party contributors, whose programs and algorithms are currently implemented in the Zebra web-server:

The PyMol program is implemented to compile the binary PSE session with the annotated representative structure:
PyMol: A molecular visualization system. http://pymol.org/, Copyright (C) Schrodinger, LLC

The JSmol program is implemented to provide the HTML5-based tool for the on-line analysis of Yosshi results:
Hanson, R. M., Prilusky, J., Renjian, Z., Nakane, T., & Sussman, J. L. (2013). JSmol and the Next‐Generation Web‐Based Representation of 3D Molecular Structure as Applied to Proteopedia. Isr J Chem., 53(3‐4), 207-216.

The Cytoscape plug-in to study the sequence similarity networks:
Otasek, D., Morris, J. H., Bouças, J., Pico, A. R., & Demchak, B. (2019). Cytoscape Automation: empowering workflow-based network analysis. Genome biology, 20(1), 1-15.

The MAFFT program is implemented to compare the sequence of the representative PDB with the multiple sequence alignment:
Katoh, K., & Standley, D. M. (2013). MAFFT multiple sequence alignment software version 7: improvements in performance and usability. Mol Biol Evol., 30(4), 772-780