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CHAOS and DIALIGN web server

CHAOS and DIALIGN web server

A web-based application, which utilizes CHAOS database search tool to find a list of local sequence similarities. DIALIGN uses these similarities as anchor points to construct multiple sequence alignments.


Phylogeny; Sequence analysis; Nucleic acid sites, features and motifs; Nucleic acid structure analysis; Sequence sites, features and motifs


  • Operation: Multiple alignment; Alignment; Sequence alignment; Multiple sequence alignment
  • Input: FASTA
  • Output: DIALIGN, FASTA format
  • Software interface: Web user interface
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: bmorgen _at_
  • Collection: -


Michael Brudno, Rasmus Steinkamp, Burkhard Morgenstern "The CHAOS/DIALIGN WWW server for multiple alignment of genomic sequences." Nucleic Acids Research, Volume 32, Issue suppl_2, 1 July 2004, Pages W41–W44
PMID: 15215346
PMCID: PMC441499

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