Aligning a new sequence to an existing alignment??

Jerry Learn learn at u.washington.edu
Thu Mar 19 12:58:23 EST 1998

In article <35114E52.41C6 at uiuc.edu>, Steve Johnson <sljohnsn at uiuc.edu> wrote:

> I have an alignment from PILEUP that I want to add additional sequences
> to. I have done some hand editing that I don't want to have to redo
> everytime I do a new PILEUP. Does anyone know of software that would
> allow me to do this? Thanks.

I use clustalw version 1.7 for this purpose (option 3 Profile/Structure
Alignments). It's available at ftp.ebi.ac.uk in the directory
/pub/software/<paltform>/clustalw, where <platform> is dos, mac, unix or

Jerry Learn <Learn at u.washington.edu>
Research Associate
Dept. of Microbiology           
University of Washington          
Seattle, WA  98195-7740  USA      

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