Chapter 9. Creation and Analysis of Protein Multiple Sequence Alignments

  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis2 and
  2. B. F. Francis Ouellette3
  1. Geoffrey J. Barton

Published Online: 11 JAN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471223921.ch9

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

How to Cite

Barton, G. J. (2001) Creation and Analysis of Protein Multiple Sequence Alignments, in Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition (eds A. D. Baxevanis and B. F. F. Ouellette), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471223921.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 3

    Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia, University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2002
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471383901

Online ISBN: 9780471223924

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Keywords:

  • multiple alignment;
  • structural alignment;
  • evolutionary alignment;
  • tools;
  • collections

Summary

This chapter presents an overview of methods available for deducing information from sets of sequences, as well as using sets of sequences to identify new sequences with characteristics similar to those in the original set. A problem set appears at the end of the chapter.