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MAFFT (Multiple Alignment using Fast Fourier Transform) is a multiple sequence alignment program for nucleotide and protein sequences. It allows users to interactively select sequences and visualization.


Proteomics; Genomics


  • Operation: Multiple sequence alignment
  • Input: Protein or DNA sequences in FASTA format
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Web user interface; command-line user interface
  • Language: C
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Other
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 7
  • Credit: -
  • Contact:
  • Collection: -


Kazutaka Katoh John Rozewicki Kazunori D. Yamada "MAFFT online service: multiple sequence alignment, interactive sequence choice and visualization." Brief Bioinform. 2017 Sep 6
PMID: 28968734

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