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ready Stockholm Multiple Alignment Format

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The "Stockholm" format is a system for marking up features in a multiple alignment. These mark-up annotations are preceded by a 'magic' label, of which there are four types. The Stockholm format is used by HMMER, Pfam, and Belvu.


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How to cite this record Stockholm Multiple Alignment Format; Stockholm Multiple Alignment Format; DOI:; Last edited: March 12, 2021, 3:23 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 20 2021 3:05 a.m.

Record updated: Jan. 29, 2021, 5:07 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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The Pfam database is a large collection of protein families, each represented by multiple sequence alignments and hidden Markov models (HMMs). Pfam also generates higher-level groupings of related entries, known as clans. A clan is a collection of Pfam entries which are related by similarity of sequence, structure or profile-HMM.

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