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Unique identifier OMICS_11030
Name Alpha
Alternative name ALignment of PHAges
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Swenson K.M <>

Publication for ALignment of PHAges

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PMCID: 3852002
PMID: 24564731
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-14-S15-S17

[…] integrase., in order to detect possible modular recombinations, it is necessary to know the position and variants of each module in a given set of phages. this knowledge is based on the notion of alignment of phages., phage genomes are not alignable in the usual bioinformatics sense, because many variants of the same module are not comparable in terms of nucleotide composition and/or length. […]

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Alpha institution(s)
ISEM, CNRS - Univ. Montpellier, Montpellier, France; LIRMM, CNRS - Univ. Montpellier, Montpellier, France; IBC Institut de Biologie Computationnelle, Montpellier, France; LaCIM, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada; Département de mathématiques, Collège André-Grasset, Montréal, Canada
Alpha funding source(s)
Canada NSERC Grant number 05729-2014; VIROGENESIS (EU H2020-PHC-32-2014 #634650); Labex NUMEV (ANR-10-LABX-20)

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