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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
Select Option BLASTpairwiseglobal
alignment to incorporate more than two sequences at a time. Multiple alignment methods try to align all of the sequences in a given
Select Option querymotifphylogenetic
set. Multiple alignments are often used in identifying conserved sequence regions.
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