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Kalign is a fast and accurate multiple sequence alignment algorithm of prtotein RNA, and DNA sequences.


Proteomics; Genomics


  • Operation: Multiple sequence alignment
  • Input: Sequence in FASTA, MSF, ClustalW, Stockholm, Macsim, Swissprot and Swissprot-xml formats
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Web user interface
  • Language: C
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU GPL v2
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 2
  • Maturity: Mature
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: oliver.frings _at_
  • Collection: -


Lassmann T, Erik LL Sonnhammer "Kalign, Kalignvu and Mumsa: web servers for multiple sequence alignment." Nucleic Acids Research, 34:W596-W599
PMID: 16845078
PMCID: PMC1538774

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