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Genetics and Genomics

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Using Multiple Sequence Alignment

GENES-WF@FSN

Multiple alignments are often used when comparing a group of sequences that are hypothesized to be evolutionarily related.

Multiple sequence alignment is an extension of

alignment to incorporate more than two sequences at a time.

Multiple alignment methods try to align all of the sequences in a given

set. Multiple alignments are often used in identifying conserved sequence regions.