[Bioclusters] Multiple Sequence Alignment

Paul Gardner bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Sat, 8 Feb 2003 14:38:58 +1300 (NZDT)

Hi Borries,
SeaView is the only "graphical multiple sequence alignment editor" I've
had success with under *NIX. I don't know if it'll do EVERYTHING that you
require but it's very easy to install and use:
Give it a go.
Affably Yours,

On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Borries Demeler wrote:

>Sorry for this slightly off-topic question:
>I need to support a bioinformatics core facility where a lot of genomics
>is done under Unix. To help with alignment display and editing, I am
>looking for a graphical multiple sequence alignment editor for Unix/X
>capable of the following features:
>* needs to be able to display hundreds of sequences
>* shade by the degree of conservation
>* shade by residue property (hydrophobic, acidic, etc...)
>* various import formats desirable
>* manually edit and save changes capabilities
>What is everyone using for these purposes, recommendations?
>Thanks a lot, -Borries
>Borries Demeler, Ph.D.
>Assistant Professor
>The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
>Dept. of Biochemistry, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900
>Voice: 210-567-6592, Fax: 210-567-4575, Email: demeler@biochem.uthscsa.edu
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