MMseqs specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11001
Name Many-against-Many sequence searching
Alternative name MMseqs2
Software type Toolkit/Suite
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C, C++, Shell (Bash)
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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MMseqs articles


MMseqs software suite for fast and deep clustering and searching of large protein sequence sets.

2016 Bioinformatics
PMID: 26743509
MMseqs institution(s)
Quantitative and Computational Biology group, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Gottingen, Germany; Department for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Technische Universitat Munchen, Garching, Germany
MMseqs funding source(s)
Supported by the European Research Council’s Horizon 2020 Framework 280 Programme for Research and Innovation (“Virus-X”, project no. 685778) and by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) (grants e:AtheroSysMed 01ZX1313D, ”SysCore” 0316176A).

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