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Using FASTA Seq to Compare protein Seq.


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#1 dbiscoc

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 11:20 AM

Hi all,

It is my first time using bioinformatics to analyze protein data. My question is fairly simple (I hope) I have a protein of interest, which I can find through NCBI, I want to use a program to align this FASTA sequence bewteen four of five organisms to look for homology.

What program should I use and how do I go about putting them all on one page and seeing how much of a percent similarity there is between them.

Thank you all

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 05:48 PM

If I understand correctly that all you need is a simple alignment software, try ClustalX.
http://www.clustal.org/

direct download link
http://www.clustal.o...wnload/current/
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