Multiple alignment of protein sequences

David Steffen steffen at
Thu Feb 6 10:07:04 EST 1992

In article <1992Feb5.202309.22818 at> umbjs at (Jean Starkey) writes:

>	I would like to know the programs that will
>allow me align primary sequences ... FASTA, BESTFIT
>and other programs on the GCG package ... allow one to
>align only two sequences at a time.

The program I use and like very much is PIMA by Randy Smith and Temple
Smith (Smith and Smith, Proc-Natl-Acad-Sci-U-S-A 87: 118-122).  It
does multiple alignments quickly and well.  Randy Smith can be
contacted here at Baylor College of Medicine (rsmith at

David Steffen
Department of Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 77030
Telephone = (713) 798-6655, FAX = (713) 790-0545
Internet = steffen at

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