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Scoring Multiple Sequence Alignments with Python

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Scoring Multiple Sequence Alignments with Python

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pyMSA is an open source software tool aimed at providing a number of scores for multiple sequence alignment (MSA) problems. A tutorial about pyMSA is available in the resources folder of the proyect.


Score functions implemented:

  • Sum of pairs,
  • Star,
  • Minimum entropy,
  • Percentage of non-gaps,
  • Percentage of totally conserved columns and
  • STRIKE (Single sTRucture Induced Evaluation).


To download PyMSA just clone the Git repository hosted in GitHub:

$ git clone
$ python install

Alternatively, you can install it with pip:

$ pip install pyMSA


An example of running all the included scores is located in the example folder.

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This project is licensed under the terms of the MIT - see the LICENSE file for details.

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