FASMA specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_22505
Alternative name Formatting and Analysing the Sequences in the Multiple Alignments
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Output data A page containing coloured alignement, the formatation of an alignement, information on the residue position, frequency of residues in each sequence and a table with residue identity percentage between all aligned sequences.
Output format HTML,GCG MSF
Programming languages Perl
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Angelo Facchiano
  • person_outline Susan Constantini

Publication for Formatting and Analysing the Sequences in the Multiple Alignments

FASMA citation


Genealogy of an ancient protein family: the Sirtuins, a family of disordered members

BMC Evol Biol
PMCID: 3599600
PMID: 23497088
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-60

[…] genetic tree was constructed on full-length amino acid sequences by the “neighbour-joining” method and bootstrap values were calculated using SplitsTree 4 []. We used BIOEDIT program and the web-tool FASMA, developed by our group for the analysis of residue composition []. […]

FASMA institution(s)
Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Institute of Food Science, CNR, Avellino, Italy; CRISCEB, Research Center of Computational and Biotechnological Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
FASMA funding source(s)
Supported, in part, by the CNRBioinformatics Project and the ISS-CNR “Oncoproteomica” Project (No. 527B/2A/10).

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