OMA protocols

OMA specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_24727
Name OMA
Alternative name Optimal Multiple Alignment
Software type Framework/Library
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Source code URL
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Jens Stoye <>

Publication for Optimal Multiple Alignment

OMA IN pipeline

PMCID: 3296468
PMID: 22094861
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evr120

[…] (version 55; hubbard et al. 2009) databases. sequences that showed significant homology to the queries were retrieved from the databases. after partial and redundant sequences had been removed, an optimal multiple alignment of their amino acid sequences was constructed using the xced alignment editor implementing the mafft program (katoh et al. 2002). using regions in which alignment […]

OMA institution(s)
Celera Genomics, Informatics Research, Rockville, MD, USA; German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Theoretical Bioinformatics (H0300), Heidelberg, Germany; Universitat Bielefeld, Research Center for Interdisciplinary Studies on Structure Formation (FSPM), Bielefeld, Germany

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