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deprecated Multiple alignment

Abbreviation: MAO

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This record was deprecated on May 6, 2016 for the following reason(s): This resource has been listed as inactive as up-to-date information on it can no longer be found. The OBO Foundry has listed this resource as deprecated.

MAO is an ontology for multiple alignments of nucleic and protein sequences. MAO is designed to improve interoperation and data sharing between different alignment protocols for the construction of a high quality, reliable multiple alignment in order to facilitate knowledge extraction and the presentation of the most pertinent information to the biologist.


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How to cite this record MAO; Multiple alignment; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 30, 2020, 11:02 a.m.; Last accessed: Oct 22 2021 6:37 p.m.

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MAO: a Multiple Alignment Ontology for nucleic acid and protein sequences.

Thompson JD,Holbrook SR,Katoh K,Koehl P,Moras D,Westhof E,Poch O
Nucleic Acids Res 2005

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