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A web-based tool, Malakite (Multiple Alignment Automatic Kinship Tiling Engine), is for analysis of aligned blocks in multiple protein sequence alignments.


Proteins; Protein sites, features and motifs


  • Operation: Visualization; Multiple sequence alignment
  • Input: FASTA
  • Output: Text/plain
  • Software interface: Web user interface
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grant 10-07-00685-a) and Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (State Contract No. 07.514.11.4006).
  • Contact: BurkovBA _at_
  • Collection: -


Burkov B, Nagaev B, Spirin S, Alexeevski A "Malakite: an automatic tool for characterisation of structure of reliable blocks in multiple alignments of protein sequences." J Bioinform Comput Biol. 2010 Jun;8(3):503-17.
PMID: 20556859

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