Aliases Multiple alignment program for amino acid or nucleotide sequences

"MAFFT is a multiple sequence alignment program for unix-like operating systems. It offers a range of multiple alignment methods, L-INS-i (accurate; for alignment of

Type Tool
Main Institutes of management "Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)"
Country of the Institute Japan
URL of the site
Interface GUI | CUI

Nucleic acid or Amino acid sequence(FASTA format)


Input example

"To make all multiple alignment, you type like this: mafft [options] input_seq (FASTA format) > output_seq"

multiple alignment | L-INS-i | FFT-NS-2
Amount of the all data for download(Mbyte) | Method to obtain the all data. 15.8|Download from the page
External resources (databases) in building the product. None
Data type DNA-sequence alignment
Biological species in the main concern
All species
Conditions of use GPL
Frequency of updates (in last two years) 29
Last date of updates (date of confirmation) 2014/03/17 (2014/03/20)
Main IDs used in the products N/A
How to make a link to get access to each IDs. None
external databases to which this database/tool have links


Published papers (PubMed IDs)

pmid:23329690 | pmid:23023983 | pmid:20427515 | pmid:19378139 | pmid:18439255 | pmid:18372315 | pmid:17118958 | pmid:15661851 | pmid:12136088 | pmid:23329690