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MUltiple sequence Alignment Software

Martin Stein stone at rz.uni-sb.de
Mon Nov 27 16:28:10 EST 1995

Jean-Manuel Henry wrote:
>I am trying to do shading of multiple sequences to indicate homology.  I
>have experimented with boxshade and seqview.  Does anyone know of other
>program which will accept a gcg msf or other multiple sequence file and
>indicate homologouse regions?  A commercial package would be alright.
>Thanks for your help.

I know a freeware software package which allows the
Multiple sequence alignment.

The program is: MACAW
Multiple Alignment Construction & Analysis Workbench

MACAW is a program for locating, analyzing, and editing blocks of localized 
sequence similarity among multiple seqences and linking them into a 
composite multiple alignment.


The program is available for the Macintosh and several flavors of 
Microsoft Windows.  All of them may be downloaded from NCBI's anonymous
FTP server ftp://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.  Each version is stored in a seperate

Hope this helps
Martin Stein

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