About the Authors

Ali Masoudi-Nejad

Contributed equally to this work with: Ali Masoudi-Nejad, Mitra Ansariola

amasoudin@ibb.ut.ac.ir

Affiliation Laboratory of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics (LBB), Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Mitra Ansariola

Contributed equally to this work with: Ali Masoudi-Nejad, Mitra Ansariola

Zahra Razaghi Moghadam Kashani
Ali Salehzadeh-Yazdi
Sahand Khakabimamaghani

Competing Interests

The authors have developed CytoKavosh: a Cytoscape Plug-in for Finding Network Motifs in Large Biological Networks. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AMN MA. Performed the experiments: MA ASY. Analyzed the data: MA SK ZRMK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MA SK. Wrote the paper: MA AMN. Checked and validated the results: SK ASY.