The DistAMo algorithm and program was developed in the Waldminghaus group at SYNMIKRO (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany) in collaboration with the Hüllermeier group and the Goesmann group.

If you use DistAMo please cite:

The new computer tool DistAMo uses codon redundancy to characterize genome-wide DNA motif distribution and reveals novel insights for GATCs on γ-proteobacterial chromosomes. (

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For any questions or comments please get in touch: Torsten.Waldminghaus at

We acknowledge technical assistance by the Bioinformatics Core Facility / Professorship of Systems Biology at JLU Giessen and access to resources financially supported by the BMBF grant FKZ 031A533 within the de.NBI network.