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Clustal WS (jabaws)

Clustal WS (jabaws)

Finds the best global alignment for a set of input sequences (nucleic acid or protein).


Sequence analysis


  • Operation: Multiple sequence alignment
  • Input: FASTA
  • Output: ClustalW with character counts; ClustalW; Pearson/FASTA; MSF; NEXUS; PHYLIP; SELEX; STOCKHOLM; VIENNA
  • Software interface: Web service
  • Language: Java
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Apache License, Version 2.0
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Maturity: Mature
  • Credit: The Dundee Resource for Protein Structure Prediction and Sequence Analysis;Wellcome Trust Strategic Grant;BBSRC;European Commission Framework of Excellence ENFIN;the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA)
  • Contact: gjbarton _at_
  • Collection: JABAWS


Troshin PV, Procter JB, Barton GJ "Java bioinformatics analysis web services for multiple sequence alignment--JABAWS:MSA." Bioinformatics. 2011 Jul 15;27(14):2001-2
PMID: 21593132
PMCID: PMC3129525

Troshin PV, Procter JB, Sherstnev A, Barton DL, Madeira F, Barton GJ "JABAWS 2.2 distributed web services for Bioinformatics: protein disorder, conservation and RNA secondary structure." Bioinformatics. 2018 Jun 1;34(11):1939-1940.
PMID: 29390042
PMCID: PMC5972556

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