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edialign is an EMBOSS version of DIALIGN 2 multiple sequence alignment (MSA) tool.


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: EMBOSS
  • Output: DIALIGN; FASTA
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: C
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.1
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 6.5.7
  • Maturity: Mature
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: emboss _at_;emboss _at_;emboss-bug _at_
  • Collection: EMBOSS


Morgenstern B "DIALIGN 2: improvement of the segment-to-segment approach to multiple sequence alignment." Bioinformatics. 1999 Mar;15(3):211-8.
PMID: 10222408

Rice P, Longden I, Bleasby A "EMBOSS: the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite." Trends Genet. 2000; 16(6):276-7
PMID: 10827456

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