Standards > model/format > DOI:10.25504/FAIRsharing.72e4we

ready Chain Format for pairwise alignment

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The chain format describes a pairwise alignment that allow gaps in both sequences simultaneously. Each set of chain alignments starts with a header line, contains one or more alignment data lines, and terminates with a blank line. The format is deliberately quite dense.

How to cite this record: Chain Format for pairwise alignment; Chain Format for pairwise alignment; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:03 p.m.; Last accessed: Mar 19 2018 5:04 a.m.

Record updated: Nov. 23, 2016, 10:25 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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