EMBOSS explorer

matcher

Finds the best local alignments between two sequences (read the manual)

Unshaded fields are optional and can safely be ignored. (hide optional fields)

Input section

Select an input sequence. Use one of the following three fields:

  1. To access a sequence from a database, enter the USA here:
  2. To upload a sequence from your local computer, select it here:
  3. To enter the sequence data manually, type here:

Select an input sequence. Use one of the following three fields:

  1. To access a sequence from a database, enter the USA here:
  2. To upload a sequence from your local computer, select it here:
  3. To enter the sequence data manually, type here:

Matrix file. Use one of the following two fields:

  1. To access a standard EMBOSS data file, enter the name here: (default is EBLOSUM62 for protein, EDNAFULL for nucleic)
  2. To upload a data file from your local computer, select it here:
Additional section
Number of alternative matches
Gap penalty (default is 14 for protein, 16 for nucleic)
Gap length penalty (default is 4 for any sequence)
Output section
Output alignment format
Run section
Email address: If you are submitting a long job and would like to be informed by email when it finishes, enter your email address here.