free/shareware sequence aligment?

Ashok Aiyar aiyar at
Mon Aug 31 13:43:05 EST 1998

On Sat, 29 Aug 1998 22:34:45 -0700,
Antonin Tutter (atutter at wrote:
>Hi netters,
>does anyone know of a freeware or shareware DNA sequence aligment program
>for the Mac?  I've been using DNAStar and MacVector but they are keyserved
>and I need something I can use when I am away from the lab.

You could use ClustalX.  A PPC binary is available from the URL:

Francois Jeanmougin and Julie Thompson are kind enough to make the
source available as well, so presumably you can build an m68k version
if you need to.

Ashok Aiyar, Ph.D.
McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
aiyar at

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