A parallelized version of MAFFT multiple sequence alignment (MSA) tool. The parallelization is based on the POSIX Threads library with two approaches: best-first and simple hill-climbing in the alignment refinement stage.
Phylogeny;Sequence analysis;Nucleic acid sites, features and motifs;Nucleic acid structure analysis;Sequence sites, features and motifs
Operation: Multiple sequence alignment
Software interface: Command-line user interface
Version name: 7.428 / 7.427
Credit: KAKENHI for Young Scientists (B) 21700326 from Monbukagakusho, Japan (to K.K.).
- Parallelization of the MAFFT multiple sequence alignment program.
- Katoh K and Toh H. Parallelization of the MAFFT multiple sequence alignment program. Parallelization of the MAFFT multiple sequence alignment program. 2010; 26:1899-900. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq224
- PMID: 20427515
- PMC: -
Download and documentation
Home page: http://mafft.cbrc.jp/alignment/software/
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