sequence alignment software

robert w. Jackman jackman at SPRCORE.BIH.HARVARD.EDU
Wed Sep 21 18:16:30 EST 1994


In message <35p8ap$pcn at mserv1.dl.ac.uk> "JAMES O. MCINERNEY" writes:
> message from gilles vachon read..........
> 
> >Hi all,
> 
> >I recently had to align several sequences (DNA or proteins) and found out
> >that it was not that easy and that we did not have a sofware to do so (on
> >Macintosh).
> 
> My favourite multiple alignment software program is CLUSTALV, written by Des
> Higgins. It is available from EMBL in heidelberg via email.  I think it is
> portable to virtually any platform and is quick, irrespective of whether you
> run
> it in a Macintosh classic or a mainframe. Send a message to:
> 
> netserv at embl-heidelberg.de
> 
> with the word "help" in the body of the message.
> 
> Follow the instructions and good luck.

Does CLUSTALV actually do aligning, or does it just set the sequences up so you 
can do the alignment yourself?

Bob 





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